Samaritas House Heartline is a residential re-entry center for women; providing support services for over 50 years. The residents are a blend of all social economic statuses, nationalities, and religious creeds. Each person is counseled with respect, compassion, distinction and conviction. The goal is to meet the needs of each individual, uphold human dignity, and advocate equality and justice.
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Empowering Residents
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woman at peaceWomen are provided guidance and counseled towards personal accountability, independent living, and self-actualization. Each resident is provided with:

♦  Individual Intensive Case Management
♦  Transportation
♦  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
♦  Moral Reconation Therapy
♦  Aftercare plans
♦  Pharmacy Delivery Service
♦  Job Training
♦  Yoga Meditation
♦  GED prep classes
♦  Trauma-based classes
♦  Substance Abuse Therapy
♦  Onsite NA and AA meetings
♦  Financial literacy classes with local banks
♦  Random Urine Analysis verified by toxicology lab
♦  Community Service hours completed at local nonprofits
♦  Referral Pickups from jail, home, or any probation agent designated site
♦  Leisure Activities: Holiday parties, guest speakers, coordinated events, and more
♦  University Partnership Classes - Anger management, parenting, stressless and mindfulness


8201 Sylvester St
Detroit, MI 48214


Amy T. Schaumburger
Director, Heartline
Email  (313) 923-4200

Accepting Referrals

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Samaritas House Heartline is inspected and audited by all partners as required by each individual contract. Click below to view the contract requirements for Samaritas House to accept new referrals.

Required Documentation

PREA Audit Report

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The PREA audit is designed specifically as an audit of practices. Auditors are trained to thoroughly review and analyze Samaritas House Heartline's facility practices to ensure that compliance is institutionalized.

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PREA Policy

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Samaritas House Heartline has a zero tolerance policy for sexual abuse or sexual harassment. All staff are trained on the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and the facility is PREA certified.

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Proud Partners of Samaritas House Heartline

The dedication of the staff, proper coaching techniques for self-improvement, and positive role modeling gives the women the opportunity to emulate leadership and develop confidence. Samaritas House Heartline’s goal is to plant the seeds of possibility and help with individual accomplishments, so that upon discharge, women emerge from the program with self-confidence and a sense of worth. Each resident is a valued for her individual strengths…It is just a matter of getting her to believe in her amazing self.