We are the only residential facility in the Tri County Area of Orangeburg, Calhoun and Bamberg counties that provide homeless men, women and their children with access to temporary shelter, hot meals, and stabilization services in an atmosphere that makes them feel at home.
There are 3 types of Program Levels available:
*Exceptions for the Program Level extensions with documented valid reason. The Executive Director must provide approval.
WHAT SERVICES DO WE OFFER!
Through Case Management and referrals, we offer the following services:
We also provide the following:
ELIGIBILITY AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
To receive a bed individuals may be referred or may make a self referral, must complete an application, and go through an intake process.
BED FILL CRITERIA
(40 maximum bed capacity)
The Samaritan House has a 40 bed capacity that will accommodate 20 females and 20 males in separate dormitory areas.
Priority 1* – Individual(s) living in the streets, cars, abandoned buildings, or a place that is not meant for human habitation
Priority 2* – Individual(s) that have been living in an institution for less than 90 days AND was living in a shelter/street immediately before institutionalization
Priority 3 – Referrals from medical providers, law enforcement, agencies, churches, and community citizens
Priority 4 – Situational (Individual may be
referred or make a self-referral):
*Based on HUD “Documentation Standards for Chronic Homelessness”
To receive a bed:
(Information obtained from background checks may disqualify some admissions.)