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

Greetings from the Woods
Update from Administrator Jill Schrotenboer -  Just as the seasons are changing, things are changing at the Woods. The Clinical and Administrative team is now complete. Lauren Van Groningen, RN, has started as the Director of Nursing. You may have also... Read More
Running For Home
On October 14th, 15 kids who desperately want to find a family to love them and stand by their side for the rest of their lives will put their best face forward and hope that some of the people attending the Forever Home Run will be interested in bringing them home. The family... Read More
School Days
Written by Rev. Richard A. Anderson, Chaplain - One of the favorite songs we sing in the memory care unit is, “School Days, School Days, dear old golden rule days.” The song is one that many residents remember because, as I observe, it takes them back to happy,... Read More
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