Michigan Foster Care Adoption Subsidy

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From: emilyalma17

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Nearly 300 children in Michigan's foster care without families

They say for an adoptive parent that the child doesn't grow in the mother's womb, but rather in her heart.

November marks National Adoption Month. In fiscal year for 2015, more than 1,700 children were adopted from Michigan's foster care system. But whether locally or internationally, many children are still in need of loving homes.

According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, nearly 300 children in Michigan's foster care are without families. Children in the foster...

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From: Abbey Smith

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ACLU Challenges Discriminatory Practices in Michigan’s Foster Care System

Kristy and Dana Dumont were together 11 years and married since 2011 when they decided to start a family and provide a home to a child in Michigan’s foster care system. As a State employee, Kristy had received emails from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) regarding children in foster care in need of adoptive families and they decided they wanted to provide a loving family for a child in need of adoption.

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From: ACLUofMichigan

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Adoption and Foster Care - CCSEM

Are you pregnant and needing options for adoption? Are you considering providing foster care or adopting a child, teen or siblings? Are you willing to give of yourself for someone waiting to join a loving family? There are many children in Michigan from newborn to age 18 who need a caring, supportive, and long term family situation or to be adopted into a loving family. St. Joseph answered this call and we invite you to consider becoming a foster or adoptive parent.

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From: Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan

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Agency Says Local Foster Families Needed

Lansing-based adoption and foster care agency Child and Family Charities says there are just not enough foster homes in Mid-Michigan, making it a struggle to place kids in loving, stable homes and to keep siblings together.

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From: FOX 47 News

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Child and Family Services: Strengthening the Fabric of the Family

Child and Family Services of Northwestern Michigan provides foster care, adoption, counseling, education, and advocacy programs to thousands of people each year since 1937. Support this important work!

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From: NWMichFamilies

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Bethany - Open Arms

Bethany Christian Services is one of the world's leading adoption agencies, headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In Bethany's home state of Michigan, there are over 19,000 children in foster care. 6,000 are waiting to be adopted. If every church in the state of Michigan would adopt one child, this problem would go away.

The Image Group produced this video in the Spring/Summer of 2009.

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The MiSACWIS Team Talking About The Project

The Michigan Statewide Automated Child Welfare information System or MiSACWIS staff talk about some of the capabilities of the new system. All the staff are either, children's protective services, adoption or foster care workers for the Michigan Department of Human Services.

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From: MDHSVideo

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Methodist Children's Home Society- Be a Hero

Be a hero to someone who needs a home. Right now in Michigan there are 14,000 children in foster care and 3,000 children available for adoption. Consider becoming a foster parent and make the call. 313-531-4060 When you help a child, you change a life!

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From: methodistchild

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Family Reunification

PSSF Peer Teleconference

A safe and timely return home is the preferred goal for children in care when this is a viable option. According to preliminary estimates from the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS), reunification was the case plan goal for nearly half (49 percent) of all children in foster care on September 30, 2009. More than half (51 percent) of the children who exited foster care during fiscal year 2009 returned to a parent or principal caregiver...

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From: National Resource Center In-Home Services

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