1710 North McDonald Street
McKinney, TX 75071
p. 972-542-5302
f. 972-569-9988

Pete first walked through the doors of The Samaritan Inn almost one year ago.   He arrived with virtually nothing after relocating from another state and with nowhere else to go, Pete took a chance hoping that a bed would be available for him here at The Inn when he arrived.   When our caseworker sat down with Pete to complete the intake process, we learned that he was seeking to gain custody of his child who had been placed in foster care.   Pete was ready to make changes in order to regain stability for both himself and his son. With his basic needs met and the comfort of knowing he was regaining stability, Pete successfully completed what was required by Child Protective Services and began gaining custody of his child within his first two weeks at The Inn. During this time, Pete built a relationship with the foster family who had become a great source of support and provided a sense of family to both Pete and his son. With his father/son bond strengthening, Pete knew he needed to secure employment. He had been searching diligently but needed a job close in proximity to The Inn given that he had no automobile or transportation. With the help of our career development team Pete found not only a good-paying job nearby, but one that would also allow his son to join him at work if needed. With flexible hours and the option to work as much as he wanted, Pete was able to build his savings quickly. With no outstanding debt and no need to pay for childcare, Pete was well...

Customer Service Specialists Seeks Employment

With accumulated knowledge covering a wide range of functions and duties, Jessica has excelled in customer service and clerical positions for the bulk of her professional career. She prides herself in quality customer care and assistance by providing customers with information and resolving their questions and concerns in a timely and considerate manner. Jessica has also used her knowledge about policies and procedures to inform customers and provide them with a clear understanding of the business procedures. She has experience with point of sale merchandising, stocking, sales, inventory counts, price adjustments, customer service, cash register, refunds, and exchanges.  Her dedication and hard work does not go un-noticed and has allowed her opportunities for advancement. Jessica has a passion for creating positive experiences for customers with an ability to work in fast-paced, complex environments. She is goal-oriented and has an engaging personality. Jessica has well-developed skills in interpersonal communication as well as electronic communication, using Microsoft office, word, excel, and others. If you are looking for your next go-to gal and an individual who is personable, reliable and has a strong work ethic, please contact Alma Hernandez at...

Energetic and Creative Problem Solver Seeks Career in Customer Service

Sarah has over ten years of exemplary customer service experience in insurance and financial markets. She has superior administrative skills in records management, database administration, spreadsheets, reports, event management, travel coordination, front-desk reception, and executive support. Sarah has worked as a loan service officer, disaster relief agent and customer service representative. As a tenured customer service professional, Sarah has a passion for quality service that leads to repeat business and customer loyalty. Due to prior quality performance achievements, Sarah was promoted from customer service agent to senior specialist, responsible for closing and handling escalated complaints and review of calls for quality and proper procedure. As a senior specialist she researched, investigated, and resolved customer disputes and adhered to SOP’S, quality, productivity, and compliance guidelines.  She excels in a complex, time-sensitive, performance-oriented environment. Sarah has the ability to consult, influence, persuade, and negotiate. She has well developed interpersonal skills, and works well with others with a warm, engaging personality. She is energetic and a creative problem solver who rapidly adapts to changing demands. If you are seeking an outstanding customer service professional, please contact Alma Hernandez...

Overcoming Addiction To Build A New Life

Lana was introduced to drugs in her early teen years and by the time she turned 15 had begun to take pain pills which was the beginning of a an opioid addition.   Before finding herself in jail, Lana’s drug addiction had grown to include heroine, methamphetamine’s, marijuana, Xanax, and hallucinogens.  At 27 years old, Lana has now been released from jail after completing the SCORE (Sheriff’s Convicted Offender Re-Entry) program and has found her way to The Samaritan Inn for a fresh start. As a mother to two children – a 7 month old son and a 6 year old daughter – Lana realizes that she must make sobriety her highest priority.   Due to her drug addiction and incarcerations, both of Lana’s children are in the care of Child Protective Services but she realizes that in order to be a good mother she must make significant life changes.   Lana is actively engaged in services with the Department of Family Protective Services and is in a supportive outpatient substance abuse treatment program.  In addition, she is attending AA/NA meeting and working daily to maintain sobriety long term.   “My low self-esteem and thoughts about myself is one of the reasons I used… I really don’t think that’s going to change until I can prove to myself that I can take care of myself.”  Lana views her current situation as an opportunity to make significant changes that will help her to become a good parent. Lana sought residence at The Inn because she wanted to start living a healthy, positive, and productive life style. She longs to be proud of herself.  Lana...