Recruitment is a Community Effort

Are there specific recruitment strategies that have been most effective in Michigan? TL:DR – YOU! This is a bit of a hard one, since each part of the state functions a little differently, and thus will have more/less effective strategies depending on location. Broadly speaking, however, we’ve noticed that the most effective method of recruitment …

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Renewing Family Bonds

A parent’s story When I went into labor with my youngest son in June 2012, I refused to go to the hospital, believing a positive drug test would mean my baby would be taken from me. In a lot of pain, I finally decided I had to go to the hospital. After learning of my …

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Life Book Tip

  Life Book- Tips Set time aside each month with your child to work on their Life Book Make it fun; if your child gets frustrated or tired stop and work on it later As your child is working on it this is a great opportunity to talk about your child’s feelings

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Teen Statistics

  Foster a teen and make a difference in their life! 16% of youth in foster care are ages 12-15 17% of youth in foster care are ages 16-18 3% of youth in foster care are over 19 years old Only 37% of youth/teens are reunified with their biological parent(s) 50% of youth in foster …

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