Good Samaritan Ministries is a not-for-profit organization of people helping people. We are a trusted and dependable organization which has increased our benevolence each year since we were established in 1985. Good Samaritan Ministries believes that our community can contribute resources of time, money and goods to help those in need. Recognizing the dignity and importance of each person, the Good Samaritan staff works with each individual to develop productive long-term solutions. Our purpose is to provide relief for the poor, the sick and the destitute. Immediate assistance may be available to clients in crisis situations. Need is determined through an interview with Good Samaritan staff.
Good Samaritan Ministries does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age or national origin. A local referral system is used to direct clients to other agencies if Good Samaritan Ministries is unable to assist. Families with emergency needs as well as homeless and low-income individuals may receive assistance through Good Samaritan Ministries if they live in one of the following counties: Washington, Carter, Greene, Hamblen, Hawkins, Hancock, Sullivan, and Unicoi. Good Samaritan Ministries, Inc. relies on the gifts and prayers of the community. Local churches, denominational offices, business, community service clubs, Sunday school classes, youth groups, and individuals provide funding.