Participant Corner

Welcome to the Samaritan Ministry Participant corner! Here, current participants and prospective participants can get a snapshot of what’s going on at Samaritan Ministry, from programs to events and more. You can also check here for our most current Covid-19 safety guidelines. 

COVID-19 Updates

Today’s level:


High Risk: Outdoor appointments only. Please refer to the link below for more details.

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To keep our staff, participants, and community safe, the following guidelines will apply depending on reported spread of Covid-19. Before visiting any SMGW locations, please check our website to see which level applies. The current level will be updated as often as it changes, and can be found on the...

Need Help? If you are looking for employment, housing, education, and more, our programs may be for you!

Next Step
The Next Step Program
Sometimes we just don’t have what we need to solve life’s problems on our own. We may end up discouraged, not knowing what to do next. That’s why Samaritan Ministry offers the Next Step Program, to assist you in setting your own goals and, with our support, taking manageable steps toward reaching them.
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STRIVE Job Readiness Classes
STRIVE is a component of Samaritan Ministry's  Next Step  program created to overcome multiple barriers to employment including incarceration, addiction, or disconnection from family. If you’re receiving public assistance recipients, are a veteran, homeless or working on the edge of poverty, STRIVE can help you.
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Pre-GED Classes
Pre-GED Classes
Our Pre-GED courses allow participants to continue their education with the goal of receiving a Certificate of High School Equivalency. There is a place for everyone in these courses, no matter where a person is on their educational journey, and classes are free to all.
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Career Gear
Career Gear
Samaritan Ministry is proud to offer career attire and other clothing to men and women in the Next Step Program (including STRIVE graduates) and in our larger community.
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