Stay at Home Order-COVID-19

Governor Whitmor announced today a stay at home order for State of Michigan.  Please note: homeless shelters and PATH street outreach efforts are considered members of essential services and therefore should stay open.  The continued functioning of local homeless shelters is absolutely critical to the collective work to fight this pandemic.    The U.S. Department of […]

Samaritas Response to COVID-19

Samaritas Organization wide response: We know there is deep concern about the spread of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus) and how it may have an effect on us here at Samaritas. Ensuring our staff and residents are in a safe and healthy environment is our greatest concern.  At this time, we don’t have any cases in […]

First Step Response to COVID-19

Below is First Step’s community statement and current response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Please share with whomever you see fit. The most up-to-date information will be published to their social media sites, which are: Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Twitter  |  LinkedIn   First Step’s Community Statement RE COVID-19 3.13.20 (1)  


On behalf of the Out-Wayne Continuum of Care (COC), we would like to provide information regarding our planning as our community faces Coronavirus (COVID-19).   We are closely following the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) guidelines and recommendations on steps we can take to help prevent the spread of the virus. HUD has communicated that “Home based […]