Strengths and Challenges of Teens in the Foster Care System Forum

Join Family Service & Children’s Aid and Jackson County Department of Health and Human Services for the Jackson Community Forum: Strengths and Challenges of Teens in the Foster Care System. This will be a panel discussion with questions and answers.  There will be insight from teens and foster and adoption parent stories.  You will also learn […]

Christian and Staci’s Journey to Their Forever Family

Christian and Staci made the decision long ago that they wanted to foster children. This was a desire they shared as a couple rooted in their faith. They became licensed as foster parents knowing that the goal of foster care is to reunify children in care with their birth family. They wanted to be a […]

Alyssa’s Forever Family Story

Here is the story of Alyssa finding her forever family! “It could be said Brian and I had an aversion to lifelong commitments.  After all, it took us nearly 10 years to tie the knot and our knocking knees still drowned out the minister. That all changed on February 10, 2015.  That was the day the most adorable […]

View Highlights from the Wendy’s Charity Classic!

This year the Wendy’s Charity Classic raised $275,000 the most raise thus far in a single event for this program!  We would like to thank all of the sponsors, volunteers and individuals who made this event successful!  All money that was raised go towards supporting foster care and adoption in Michigan! To view photos of […]

Teagan’s Forever Family Story

Congratulations to Amy, Sid, and Teagan on their Adoption! This is one of the wonderful families we are celebrating.

Meet Serenity!

For Serenity, life’s worth celebrating. She really enjoys going out with friends for pizza and ice cream. Serenity admires animals, particularly horses, ponies and kittens. She also has an affinity for unicorns although she admits to chuckling at the thought of them. Her favorite holiday is Valentine’s Day because she enjoys exchanging well-wishes of affection […]