family is everything


A partnership of Samaritas and Wayne County, offering emergency shelter for homeless families. We welcome: two-parent families, single mothers or fathers with children and pregnant women.

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We believe that no matter your budget, everyone deserves a beautiful, comforting place to live. For people on a fixed income, with low or no income, Samaritas offers affordable living in Michigan thanks to our HUD-subsidized communities.

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Through Samaritas’ Family Preservation programs, we seek to guide parents toward creating a satisfying, nurturing home life for the entire family, to keep children in their natural setting with their biological parents.

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Samaritas staff work with families to make changes that resolve a situation where a child has an emotional disturbance. Services can include counseling for individuals, couples, or the entire family. 

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Our community-based residential programs are tailored to fit the needs of each person who calls them home-from those requiring 24/7 care or to individuals who are more independent.

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building a healthy home

We all need a solid home base to help us grow to our full potential. If it takes a village to raise a child, it may also require a community to form a healthy family.

At Samaritas, we seek to empower families toward strength and wholeness. Our programs guide families along the path of staying intact, and when that is not possible, we help children find safe, nurturing alternative settings where they can flourish and thrive.

Upcoming Events

May
23

Port Huron Foster Care Orientation

Provide a safe and loving home to children by becoming a foster parent with Samaritas. Register for orientation by contacting Renee Yancy at (313) 269-7895 or jtayl2@samaritas.org.  All orientations are held at the Samaritas Port Huron Office: 312 Superior Mall, Port Huron, MI...
May
23

Port Huron Foster Care Orientation

Provide a safe and loving home to children by becoming a foster parent with Samaritas. Register for orientation by contacting Renee Yancy at (313) 269-7895 or jtayl2@samaritas.org.  All orientations are held at the Samaritas Port Huron Office: 312 Superior Mall, Port Huron, MI 48060
May
23

Kalamazoo Foster Care Orientation

Join us to learn more about becoming a foster parent! A 2-3 hour orientation will give you all you need to take the next steps! RSVP to Patty Nikolich, at 269-270-7150 or pniko@samaritas.org. Our office address is 4341 S. Westnedge Ave. Suite 2000, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.
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News

Tamieka Andrews
A very special congratulations goes out to our Rock, Tamieka Andrews, Family Center Director. Tamekia is a well-deserved winner of the 2019 Molina Healthcare Community Champion Awardhonoring her leadership, community contributions and extraordinary commitment to serving the community... Read More
Family Center
In partnership with Wayne County, The Samaritas Family Center offers emergency shelter for homeless families. We welcome: two-parent families, single mothers or fathers with children and pregnant women. Watch this latest testimonial to fully understand the impact this center has on so many... Read More
Finding Love
Mary Micah and Mark Zywot of our Finance Department found love in each other during their work at Samaritas. They are now engaged and are planning the next stages of their life together. Congratulations to Mary and Mark from all of us here at Samaritas! “Love is that condition in... Read More
The Proclamation
Mayor Ken Massey of Farmington Hills shared with Samaritas that he was adopted at a very young age, and that he still has the letter that his foster mother wrote to his adoptive parents. When Bonnie’s friend Theresa took the proclamation idea to him he said he replied immediately... Read More
Foster Care Awareness Month
It Takes A Purple Village Samaritas Nation, May is foster care awareness month and for the second year in a row, we are “painting the town purple” in honor of this special month.  In addition to focusing media relations efforts and advertising messaging on this month, our... Read More
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