On the heels of the recently released report by the Growing Michigan Together Council outlining the state’s population struggles – Michigan is 49th out of 50 in population growth – and the goal of becoming a top ten state for population growth by 2050, Kelli Dobner, Chief Strategy Officer at Samaritas, issued the following statement challenging leaders to unite for a larger vision in the coming new year. Samaritas serves thousands throughout Michigan, including refugees, children in foster care, adults with developmental disabilities, people struggling with addiction, and those in need of affordable housing.

I Want to Help

Community Impact

120,000 Hours of Disability Support
1,411 Foster Youth Served
359 Adoptions

Our Headquarters
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8131 E. Jefferson Ave.

8131 E. Jefferson Ave.

Detroit, MI 48214
(313) 823-7700

8131 E. Jefferson Ave.
2080 Union Ave SE

2080 Union Ave SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49507
(616) 356-1934

2080 Union Ave SE
1545 Keystone Ave

1545 Keystone Ave

Lansing, MI 48911
(517) 321-7663

1545 Keystone Ave


Recognizing the Role of Direct Support Professionals Act
Disability Support
In a significant stride toward recognizing the vital contributions of Direct Support Professionals (DSPs), the Recognizing the Role of Direct Support Professionals Act has achieved unanimous approval in the U.S. Senate. This bipartisan legislation, sponsored by Senators Maggie Hassan... Read More
Samaritas Partners with 313 Presents to Host "Annie" Fundraiser
Discount Offer Valid Now Through Friday, April 19
313 PRESENTS PARTNERS WITH SAMARITAS & OFFERS SPECIAL 20% DISCOUNT TO ICONIC TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL ANNIE  AT THE FOX THEATRE MAY 3-5 (DETROIT – March 19, 2024) – As part of National Foster Care Awareness Month in May, 313 Presents has partnered with one of... Read More
Project Easter Basket
At Samaritas it is our goal to create ripples of positive change, and you can start your ripple by providing a child in our care the joyful experience of having a special Easter Basket of their own. Easter Baskets can brighten the Easter Holiday for children in Foster Care, Adoption, Family... Read More

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Start Your Ripple

What does it mean? It means we choose to be agents of positive change. By being the rock that starts the ripple, you inspire us to create a better world, one life at a time.

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