With more than 240 locations across the country, The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society is the largest not-for-profit provider of senior care and services in the United States. We are honored that more than 27,000 people of all beliefs and faiths call us home. Founded in 1922, we have a rich history of faith and belief in our mission, our obligation, to share God’s love in word and deed by providing shelter and supportive services to older persons and others in need, believing that "In Christ’s Love, Everyone Is Someone."
Within the Good Samaritan Society, our varied service offerings and innovative approaches continually give us the opportunity to support the well-being of those we serve, wherever they may call home. New technologies and innovation hold immense promise in helping us reach more people and share God's love in ever more meaningful ways.
Our desired outcome
Whether it’s in a client’s home, a senior apartment community, a nursing home or any number of other venues across the country, our foremost desire is always to help people feel loved, valued and at peace.
Our commitment to those we serve
No matter what our personal beliefs may be, each person within the Society is challenged to emulate Jesus, as portrayed in the Bible, focusing on eight traits in particular:
Compassion, Honesty, Perseverance, Joy
Stories that exemplify The Good Samaritan Society Way