At Samaritan House, a child receives nurturing and support during a crisis period. For example, he may have been abused or neglected, experiencing family conflict, he may have been involved in delinquent behavio, a runaway or homeless youth. Children generally reside at Samaritan House for short periods. While a youth is at Samaritan House, his needs for therapeutic care and safety are assessed, to determine the best plan for the child and the best environment for him to make progress.
Samaritan House is also a designated Safe Place.