Samaritan House

Helping Our Neighbors in Need

"Now about brotherly love we do not need to write to you, for you have been taught by God to love each other."

1 Thessalonians 4:9

Our Vision

Samaritan House will be recognized in the community as the Heart and Hands of Christ.

Our Mission

Samaritan House is a community service organization devoted to serving individuals and families within our community by recognizing their needs and mobilizing the means for dealing with those needs so that suffering can be relieved, dignity preserved, and love shared.

Serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."

Galations 5:13-14

Business Hours

Tuesday, 10am-6pm

Wednesday, 10am-6pm

Friday, 10am- 4pm

Closed December 23rd - January 6th . Reopens January 7th.

Help us feed our neighbors by donating online via PayPal! Your donation can be made in memory of or in honor of a family member, friend or other special person or group.

Shopping at Meijer, Kroger or Amazon can turn into cash for Samaritan House!

As a Thrivent Financial member, it's easy for you to help Samaritan House. You can request that Samaritan House be the recipient of Thrivent Choice Dollars

Matching Grants

Samaritan House receives matching grants from:

  • Pfizer Foundation
  • Consumers Energy Foundation

Please participate in these programs if you are able.

Children's Books

We love to give books to 0ur clients' children. Having a book to take home encourages them to keep reading. Please bring books appropriate for children of all ages to Samaritan House.

Furniture Donations

Call our office during business hours and we will post your item(s) on our bulletin board for those in need of furniture.

Sharing Tree Makes the Season Jolly!

Our annual Christmas gift program, Sharing Tree, is a very special program for our friends and neighbors. Through our 2018 Sharing Tree, community members like you gave gifts and food gift cards to more than 200 local families in need, as well as nursing and group homes.

Our Sharing Tree serves young and old, children and adults. Wishes are written on tags and placed on a tree at sponsoring churches and local businesses.

You, too, can help make the season jolly by selecting one or more tags, purchasing the wished-for items, and returning the wrapped gifts to St. John Lutheran, 246 Benjamin Street, Romeo. Gifts are being collected December 9th through December 12th.

Last year 320 volunteers served a total of 1,280 hours, but the smiles on the faces of the parents and children who received your generous gifts were worth it! You too can join the team of Sharing Tree volunteers. Simply call Judy at 586-366-9956 or send an email to

Free Income Tax Program

Every year, Samaritan House partners with the Accounting Aid Society to bring free income tax preparation to residents of Northwestern Macomb County. Income tax appointments begin Jan. 25, 2020 and continue every Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., through April 11, 2020.

To qualify, residents must have an individual or family income not exceeding $55,000. If you are eligible for this free service, please call Samaritan House to set up your appointment at (586) 336-9956. We will start taking appointments on Jan. 7, 2020.

Angels Corner

This month we recognize the following for a special effort flowing from a special heart. This month's Samaritan House Angels are:

- Jim and Pat Palonis

- Students of Indian Hills Elementary School

- Carsyn Boggio

- Students of Romeo Community Schools

- Jen & Jason Loebs

- Joel

- Barb Schemanske

- Diane Kay

- Preceptor Delta Beta

- DTE Energy Garden

Thank You Volunteers!

We salute the true hearts and hands of Samaritan House - our volunteers. With only four part-time employees, the incredible work accomplished here for our brothers and sisters is done because of the kindness and love from 90 plus volunteers that give of their time every month.

From putting out loaves of bread and meeting with clients to stocking the shelves, sweeping the floors and fixing the doors, our volunteers are the BEST! Bless you.

To join our wonderful team of volunteers or for more information, please call Judy at 586-336-9956.

"Volunteers are not paid...not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless." ~Unknown

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