Working closely with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Church World Service and other partners throughout the Valley, Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries has helped more than 20,000 refugees begin life anew by sharing the love of Jesus Christ and meeting the needs of the least of these.  Services offered to refugees and asylum seekers include housing, food, clothing, legal aid, transportation, family reunification and counseling.

Partner Photos

The Poor

The needs of the people living along the Rio Grande are many.  Southwest Good Samaritans Ministries provides for them in a variety of ways throughout the year.  Click on these links to find our more about each separate ministry:

Rice and Beans

Mike’s Kids

Mission Groups

Throughout the year volunteer work groups participate in the various programs of Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries. We rely on these “missionaries” to provide materials for construction or repair of our facilities at Casa Compasión and Los Fresnos, to assist with emergency repairs for storm-damaged homes of needy families, and other tasks. This mission work requires careful planning by work groups.