Samaritan House Speaks Out on Rob Porter Scandal with 13 News Now

The Rob Porter scandal in the White House is still under investigate amidst claims by Porter's ex-wives and ex-girlfriends stating that he had physically, verbally and emotionally abused them throughout their respective relationships. Samaritan House staff was approached by local news outlet ABC 13NewsNow to chime in on this matter. Our Marketing and Events Coordinator, [...]

2018-02-16T19:22:31+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Post|0 Comments

Make a House into a Home: Move-in Kits

We recently had the opportunity to shadow a family as they moved into their new house. A father and his young children had been living out of their car for months. They needed to be housed in a place that met all safety requirements and was affordable, and they needed assistance fast. Our team of [...]

2018-01-11T22:38:18+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Post|1 Comment

Wards Corner 10k 2017 in Norfolk to Benefit Samaritan House

This past Saturday on October 14th, 2017, runners, walkers, vendors, volunteers, Samaritan House staff and community supporters braved the chilly weather to participate in the 2nd annual Wards Corner 10k put on by Mettle Events.   Wards Corner 10K is a celebration of the fall season to scenic Wards Corner in Norfolk with great run/walk [...]

2017-10-20T20:58:06+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Post|0 Comments

Safe and Sound Foster Program Established for Clients and Pets

The Norfolk SPCA and Samaritan House have partnered to provide additional support to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking in a unique way. Abusers often threaten the welfare of pets in an effort to control the victim. Afraid to leave their pets behind, the abused often choose not to leave their situation. That is where the [...]

2017-10-10T19:40:58+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Post|0 Comments