The good samaritan colony

PO Box 38

Ruby, SC 29741

Application process

The applicant needs to call (843) 634-6848. The staff will take his information and Edwin Yowell will call the applicant for a phone interview. During the phone interview Mr. Yowell will decide if the applicant qualifies. The next step is a personal interview at our facility.

For more than 30 years, The Good Samaritan Colony Inc. has devoted its energy to helping alcoholics and addicts become happy members of society. Find out how you can contribute to the future of someone in need through donations. .

Urgent Projects

The Good Samaritan Colony Inc.

Our Mission

We help drug addicts and alcoholics through Christ.

Addiction isn't seasonal, which is why our year-round fund drive gets so much attention. The Colony provides its services to those admitted with out cost. Your donations will be used wisely. We are a 501C3 charity so your gift is tax deductible.


We believe that Jesus is the answer to all problems, including substance abuse.

We want to upgrade our current facility, buy land and build a women's facility. We are having a Tremendous Yard Sale Dec. 4,5 and 6.

Meet Our Team



Executive Director

Edwin R. Yowell



Complex Manager
Harley Canterbury