Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Sam Beals, CEO
Public Contact Name
Kayla Park
Main Address

8131 E. Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI 48214
United States

What We Do

Transforming entire communities one life at a time, Samaritas has sent ripples of positive change into Michigan communities since 1934. Connect. Empower. Transform. Text to give: 855-450-0515 We connect people with families and communities, empower them to live their fullest life possible and create a ripple effect of transformation. Samaritas is serving people as an expression of the love of Christ. Samaritas is one of Michigan’s largest faith-based, nonprofit health and human services agencies and serves over 20,000 people statewide. Our agency helps children find loving families by utilizing family preservation, foster care and adoption programs and services. Through Samaritas, New Americans can access resettlement services for refugees and establish new homes. We offer transitional homes for the homeless, women exiting the prison system and victims of human trafficking. Seniors seeking cost-effective, independent living options with memory care and rehab support, can also lean on Samaritas for assistance. We also offer affordable living residential communities offer clean, low-cost environments for seniors, families and people with development disabilities. Samaritas' diverse staff share a dedication to their fellow humans by doing the right thing, for the right reasons, every day. They truly are the rocks that start the ripple of transformation in the lives of those we serve. Because of you, we were able to… -Serve 20,000 people across the state of Michigan -2,943 refugees were resettled, taught English, and provided health care -47,037 hot meals served at our emergency homeless shelter and community center -1,514 families, individuals, and seniors found a home sweet home through our Affordable Living and Persons with Disabilities services -247 women became confident members of society after being human trafficked, imprisoned, or homeless -394 foster children found forever families through LAS Adoption Because of your endless support, we are possible.

Interesting Info
  • Samaritas' Community Impact- 164,968 hours of home service, 1,361 foster youth served and 459 adoptions
  • Samaritas is Michigan's largest private foster care, adoption and refugee resettlement organization.
  • Because of you, 2,943 refugees were resettled, taught English, and provided health care
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Volunteer Opportunities

Crain's WishList - Gift Cards for Groceries, household supplies, clothing
Repeats daily until Saturday, December 31st, 2022

Organize a Service Project- we really need Bed Sheet Sets
Repeats daily until Saturday, January 21st, 2023

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