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

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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

News

Think About Birth Parents
Parents who have children in foster care play an important role in their children’s lives, but we are sometimes hesitant to give them information about their children. As we continue to talk about trauma that our kids have experienced, we also need to think about the... Read More
Being "Fit"
Written by Rev. Richard A. Anderson, Chaplain - When I think of fitness I think of physical fitness, mental fitness and spiritual fitness. In many ways, these areas of fitness are related in that they require discipline, determination and devotion. Physical fitness is obvious.... Read More
Drink More Water!
Written by Jim Berk -  The benefits of drinking water are numerous. Your organs, muscles and joints need it, including your heart. Water helps your immune system fight off germs and lowers your chance of getting kidney stones. It can certainly prevent you from getting... Read More
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