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Day 1 of 31 Wishes

Paul and Karen are incredibly dedicated to caring for their grandchildren.

Foster, Adoptive, Kinship, and Birth Parent Training 2022

Michigan State University School of Social Work

In an exciting venture with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, the MSU School of Social Work is pleased to present opportunities for training specific to all caregivers engaged with the Michigan child welfare system. 

31 Days of Foster Care Wishes

Loren Sanders

In honor of May as National Foster Care Awareness Month, the Regional Resource Teams and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are highlighting exceptional foster families by fulfilling 31 wishes of 31 families during the 31 days in May.


Where Do The Children Go?

Mark Ybarra, Foster/Adoptive Father and Certified Family Life Educator

Where do the children go in the state of Michigan?

Image of colorful books on a bookshelf with multiple shelves

Foster Care Navigator Program's Book List

Kimberley Baetz

If you've been looking to expand your library to include books relevant to foster care, adoption, kinship care, trauma, diagnoses, or behaviors, we hope this list is helpful to you!

This image is of the updated Pride flag. The left side has white, pink, blue, brown, and black lines (in that order) creating a sideways "V" (like a greater than symbol) with the red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple horizontal stripes to the right.

What Your LGBTQIA+ Foster Child May Want You to Know

Kimberley Baetz

LGBTQIA+: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Trans, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual/Aromantic, and more!