Samaritan is a support platform
that empowers people without a
home to move forward
individuals gain the social and financial support needed to rebuild hope and reach housing goals
it all starts with you
Help meet immediate needs and
be part of life-changing outcomes
in your community
Reach people in need
When a person becomes a Samaritan Member, they set top-level goals with a care provider, as well as related action steps and needs for those goals. From here, Members can access funds from a team of samaritans (folks like you!) looking to support their journey.
Enable steps forward
Members also earn $10-$20 bonuses as they take action steps towards goals, such as meeting with a housing specialist, getting a COVID-19 shot, or building a resume. Money for this comes from our Action Fund.
Meet immediate needs
Funds are redeemed alongside the care provider to address critical needs, such as food, bills, prescriptions, move-in fees, transportation, and more.
Each individual is backed by a team of volunteer and professional samaritans. Each team commits monthly acts of kindness around the person directly, raising hope & capacity to find housing, employment, recovery, and more.
So they can
Strengthened relationships with care providers, coupled with social and financial support from the community, have helped members reach life-changing outcomes—like a stable home.
Become a Samaritan
These are our neighbors
During this unprecented time, it's never been more important to help them find a safe, stable, supportive place to sleep at night.
We find that when we wrap a social home around someone, they gain the capacity to often find the physical home soon after.
You are invited to join one or many who seek to find a home this year.
Walk with, not by
Have a team of supporters help you move forward and provide money to meet your needs.Learn More
Engage your most vulnerable members with community support to reach housing and health goals.Learn More
Help high-utilizers overcome upstream factors that lead to them needing emergency care.Learn More
Help people enter permanent housing faster, allowing teams to serve more individuals.Learn More
Empower communities to help people access the social and financial capital to find a home.Learn More
Directly invest into your neighbors in need alongside other volunteers and professionals.Learn More
Offer a flexible way for vulnerable community members to pay for critical goods & services.
Jeff Lilleyformer CEO, Seattle's Union Gospel Mission
Nicole S.now-housed Samaritan Member
Raven R.Samaritan Member
Laura L.now-housed Samaritan Member