Samaritan House: Over 25 Years of Service to Lincoln County



Samaritan House, Inc. is a nonprofit organization in Newport, Oregon, established in 1988. Since that time our program has expanded to include transitional shelter, case management and support services to assist families in achieving self-sufficiency and stable housing. Ours is a program of compassion, but with expectations that our residents will be responsible for the successful outcomes of their stay with us.

The Samaritan House shelter program currently serves homeless families with children under the age of 18. Families often lose their homes because of a crisis: a job layoff, domestic violence, or health problems. Many people today are only a paycheck or two away from becoming homeless; high unemployment rates and low-wage jobs increase the problem. Without adequate resources, families cannot afford to pay the move-in costs (an average of $1500-$2000) to get re-established in housing. Samaritan House offers homeless families a place from which to make a new beginning.


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7 thoughts on “Samaritan House: Over 25 Years of Service to Lincoln County

  1. I am trying to donate to Samaritan House but do not see a way to do that online, except for special events, nor do I see an address for mail. Can you help me?

  2. What are ways a person could volunteer to help? Are there daily meals provided that volunteers prepare or??

    • Thank you for asking! All families at Samaritan House prepare their own meals as their apartments include kitchens. Volunteers are needed to work on our fundraisers and committees. For more information please call the office at 541-574-8898.

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