A Step Towards Independence: Good Samaritan’s Apartments

A Step Towards Independence: Good Samaritan’s Apartments Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Did you know that Good Samaritan offers apartments to foster youth who are ready to live more independently?   The youth in our Good Samaritan apartments are entering the next level of adulthood where they are beginning to explore higher education or full-time jobs. It is […]

Human Trafficking & Foster Youth: Risks & Prevention

Human Trafficking and Foster Youth: Risks and Prevention Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Today’s topic is heavy, but it is something that’s near to our hearts at Good Samaritan for a myriad of reasons: January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise worldwide and 25% of human trafficking victims are children. […]

Foster Youth and the Holidays

Foster Youth and the Holidays Facebook Twitter LinkedIn The holiday season is upon us! Lights are glittering across town, Christmas trees have gone up, and classic carols blast on radio stations. For many, this is a time for family, a time for traditions, and a time for giving. The holidays often evoke a sense of […]

Mental Health And Foster Care

Mental Health And Foster Care Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Here at Good Samaritan, we talk a lot about mental health. Often, the foster youth we work with come from backgrounds where they have experienced trauma and neglect. We have some amazing, trauma-informed therapists on our team who ensure our youth get the care and treatment they […]

Transitional Living: Sydney’s Story of Hope

Transitional Living: Sydney’s Story of Hope Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Meet Sydney.   Guarded and fiercely independent, Sydney joined the Transitional Living program and became a full-time resident as a 17 year-old high school student. Around this time, she became pregnant with her son. In a new place, surrounded by adults who she did not yet fully […]