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
Become a samaritan…
Encourage and fund strategic needs
to help your unhoused neighbors
reach life-changing outcomes
use Samaritan to…
learn the stories, goals, and needs of your unsheltered neighbors, and invest in their journey off the streets…
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.
get the app and…
join their team!
We all need a support system. Joining someone's team lets you track their progress, receive updates from their care team, and contribute to life-changing outcomes.
Maximize your impact by joining someone's team
We all need a support system. Joining someone’s team lets you track their progress, receive updates from their care team, and contribute to life-changing outcomes
Help create life-changing outcomes with acts of kindness
Send messages of encouragement, contribute to emergent needs (such as food, clothing, and medication), and become part of someone’s journey home
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
The number one question I'm asked, is " Jeff, how do I respond when asked for help on the street? Samaritan is an answer to that question.
Nicole S.now-housed Samaritan Member
This is the first time in seven years people have seen me for who I am, not what I look like or come from.
Raven R.Samaritan Member
I've been on the streets for 13 years. I've seen and heard everything. This probably has helped me more than anything else.
Laura L.now-housed Samaritan Member
Sometimes, you can feel really invisible and it can kind of feel al lot of times like there's no help out there. It was just nice to have people be like "Yea, we really want to help."