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Monica with Kids & Family Friends

Monica: The Importance of Finding & Building Support Systems

Kimberley Baetz

Since starting as a Foster Care Navigator with us in October of 2018, Monica Day has had the opportunity to work with many families.

Louie: Family Photo

Louie: Fostering Hope and Dispelling Myths

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Louie and his partner have dedicated much of their lives to helping children in Michigan.

Allyson: Family Photo

Allyson: A Magical Foster Journey

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Allyson Reid and her husband have welcomed seven children into their home since becoming foster parents in 2015, a journey Allyson calls rewarding and enriching.

Jonathan: Family Photo

Jonathan: Fostering Personal Growth

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Jonathan, a father of 10 including children he adopted, said his foster care journey has been fun, challenging, inspiring, enlightening and everything in-between.

Kathy: Family Photo

Kathy: Second-Generation Foster Parent

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Kathy says fostering and adopting have been positive influences in her life for as long as she can remember.

portrait of Jen and Denny

From Fear to Success

Connor Robinson

Jen and Denny were first turned onto fostering by a good friend who was a Foster Care Navigator. After several years of prodding, they felt they were ready to jump in and have been fostering since 2017.