1710 North McDonald Street
McKinney, TX 75071
p.  972.542.5302
f.   972.569.9988

We are a comprehensive
homeless program
that helps willing people
gain dignity and independence.


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Samaritan Inn: Serving Collin County's Homeless

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We offer a comprehensive homeless program that helps willing people gain dignity and independence.

The Samaritan Inn is more than just a place to spend the night. It is a holistic program that teaches self-sufficiency and life skills. To assist the needs of individuals and families before, during, and after a homeless situation, The Samaritan Inn provides interactive, in-house programs for its residents and graduates. Those with special needs are referred to additional programs and resources available within the community to help during their crisis.

Current Residents
Point-in-Time: April 22, 2014
There are 161 people living at The Samaritan Inn, 62 are children.

Weekly Statistics (Wk of 4/22/14)*

Intakes: 10
Graduates: 3
Exits: 4
Referrals due to lack of space: 46 - 13 singles, 9 families (9 adults, 24 children)

* Intakes: people who have recently moved into the Inn.
  Graduates: people who have completed our program and found a full-time job and a place of their own to live.
  Exits: residents who have been asked to leave due to rule violations or have left voluntarily.
  Referrals: people who we are unable to accommodate due to lack of space; usually referred to other agencies.
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Hear first-hand accounts.

In this video, residents of the Samaritan Inn share first-hand accounts of the journeys they have made and the difference that the Inn has made in their lives.

A Day in the Life

Whether you’re a volunteer or a resident at the Inn, view the video below to see what a typical day looks like at the Samaritan Inn.

Story of the Week
samaritan inn We include a story about one of our residents in this newsletter every week so that people will understand that homelessness is not just about statistics. It is about real people, with real lives. Yesterday, this was brought home to me once again by a note I received from Sarah Roth. Sarah is one of our dedicated Program Specialist and was working on Easter.  Here is what she sent:


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urgent needs

The items on this list are in pressing demand at the Inn. Items may be delivered directly to the Inn at your convenience between 9am and 7pm on any day of the week.

  • Tylenol
  • Advil
  • Kleenex
  • Paper Towels


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