Samaritan House is a respite safe haven for underserved homeless adult populations who need to recuperate post hospital treatment or post-surgery. Guests receive 24 hour accommodations and three meals a day. Admission is on referral from hospitals and reliable medical providers. Guests are served on a first come, first serve basis when eligibility requirements are met and a bed is available.
*We are a non-medical program; guests must be self-medicating and ambulatory
*Carefully evaluate each person for compliance with our guidelines and rules
(Samaritan House IS NOT able to accept patients requiring oxygen, colostomy or and IV)
*If patient will require nursing home or extended stay placement, this must be arranged before we can approve the patient’s stay at Samaritan House.
*Reservations for future stay are not possible – Unfortunately we cannot keep a “waiting list”
*Referrals must be made while the patient is active/current in the hospital and/or emergency department, once the patient is discharged from the hospital and/or ED care, they may not be eligible to come to Samaritan House.
Please fill out this form and fax it to Samaritan House #704-659-4174
Samaritan House personnel will evaluate the appropriateness of your patient and will contact you by phone stating approval or not.
Intake Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 2:00pm
(Please call if outside these times and/or days, exceptions may be made)
DUE TO VERY LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE, PLEASE LIMIT THE AMOUNT OF PERSONAL BAGS THAT A PATIENT BRINGS WITH THEM TO SAMARITAN HOUSE TO 2 SMALL/MEDIUM BAGS. THIS INCLUDES SUITCASES, BOXES AND LARGE TRASH BAGS. UNFOIRTUNATELY WE CANNOT STORE THESE ITEMS SO PLEASE DO NOT SEND WITH PATIENT. PLEASE MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR ANY EXTRA BAGGAGE/ITEMS THAT PATIENT MAY HAVE.