Samaritas Family Center-Westland

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For Intake Information & Referral: Contact the Call Center (734) 284-6999.

After hours or requests for information: Contact (734) 721-0590.

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30600 Michigan Avenue, Westland, MI 48185

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Homeless families from Detroit or Wayne County.


The Samaritas Family Center is a partnership of Samaritas and Wayne County, offering emergency shelter for homeless families. We welcome: two-parent families, single mothers or fathers with children and pregnant women. The Westland Samaritas Family Center offers:

  • Private, locked rooms for each family

  • Three balanced meals and snack each day

  • Laundry room

  • On-site medical clinic

  • Easy access to the SMART bus line

  • Help in finding a permanent home

  • Job counselling and placement

  • Case management

  • Education/GED resources

  • Help with financial planning

  • Licensed child care for preschoolers

  • A lending library with computers and internet access

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

The TEFAP provides commodity foods to eligible low income residents in western Wayne County and in the downriver areas. For more information please call: (734) 721-4470

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Detroit residents should contact the CAM (Coordinated Assessment Model) – 313-305-0311. Wayne county residents should contact the HARA (Housing Assistance and Resource Agency) – 734-284-6999 to reserve space at the shelter.
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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