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.

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Upcoming Events

Oct
20

Detroit Free Press & Chemical Bank Marathon

On your mark, get set, RUN….for a reason! Samaritas is looking for runners to join the FIRST EVER Team Ripple Effects in the Detroit Free Press/ Chemical Bank and we want to team with you. All runners who join Team Ripple Effects will receive a running shirt to wear the day of the...
Oct
21

Grand Rapids Marathon

On your mark, get set, RUN….for a reason! Samaritas is looking for runners to join the FIRST EVER Team Ripple Effects in the Grand Rapids Marathon and we want to team with you. All runners who join Team Ripple Effects will receive a running shirt to wear the day of the...
Oct
23

Grand Rapids Community College

Samaritas and Grand Rapids Community College is teaming up to provide GRCC's Certified Nursing Assistant graduating class real life employment interviews prior to graduation to make sure they are equipped for what comes next after graduation.We look forward to participating with the GRCC...
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News

WSMH | Samaritas Healthy Kids Fair
Healthy Kids Fair helps Saginaw families get ready for back to school. Southeast Saginaw is one of the poorest in the state so thereby one of the poorest in the country and that's just based on income levels. So the need here is probably the greatest in the area by far. Thanks to... Read More
Opioids Destroying Families
Report Details Hardest Hit Michigan Areas For Opioid Use Detroit, Grand Rapids had most drug-related overdose deaths By Ken Haddad - ClickOnDetroit A new report offers a look inside Michigan's opioid addiction crisis. A statewide assessment, completed by the Dept. of... Read More
Grand Rapids Marathon
On your mark, get set, RUN….for a reason! Samaritas is looking for runners to join the FIRST EVER Team Ripple Effects in the Grand Rapids Marathon and we want to team with you. All runners who join Team Ripple Effects will receive a running shirt to wear the day of the... Read More
Detroit Free Press & Chemical Bank Marathon
On your mark, get set, RUN….for a reason! Samaritas is looking for runners to join the FIRST EVER Team Ripple Effects in the Detroit Free Press/ Chemical Bank and we want to team with you. All runners who join Team Ripple Effects will receive a running shirt to wear the day of the... Read More
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