Michigan

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Did you know foster care runs differently in every state?

The team is working to pull together information that will help you navigate foster care in your state and access all the resources you're entitled to.

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Resources in your state

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Emergency support

bridge overview Along with offering a variety of supportive programs, The Bridge helps connect youth to their peers, learn new skills, and find...

Education: College / Higher Ed
Life skills

The Education and Training Voucher (ETV) is an annual federal grant provided to states to fund youth who have aged out of the foster care system and...

Housing

The website above is pdf. list of housing support providers across Michigan. Please do not be discouraged by the title of the document. You will need...

Education
Health care
Education: College / Higher Ed
Life skills

Fostering Success Michigan is a statewide organization that aims to increase access to and success in higher education and post-college careers for...

Youth or Alumni Group
Education
Other Resources
Education: College / Higher Ed
Life skills
Independent Living Program

The New Foster Care is a non-profit organization whose vision is to positively CHANGE a child's trajectory, CHANGE their life, CHANGE the system...

If you don't find what you're looking for, or if there's info that should be listed here, contact us.

If you are being physically harmed — or are in danger of being harmed — it's an emergency. DIAL 911

Consider speaking with a foster parent, caseworker, an Independent Living Provider, your Attorney (or CASA or GAL), your school counselor, a therapist, or church pastor. You can also contact FosterClub by clicking the talk icon in the lower right corner.

When it is safe to do so, contact your caseworker first. If you do not receive a response within 3 business days, you could contact the Manager at the branch where your caseworker works. Finally, you could contact your State's Ombudsman. Check out our Youth Guide to Complaints.

Health Care for Former Foster Youth 

Did you know that young people from foster care have access to free Medicaid after they turn 18 through their 26th birthday? Qualification to access Medicaid is NOT dependant on employment or education status. 

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