Types of Children Who Are Available for Adoption: Those whose biological parents parental rights have been terminated through the judicial process and children who have been voluntarily released by their parents.

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Our Treatment Foster Care Program utilizes a team approach to Treatment Foster Care – integrating the youth, the youth’s biological family, foster family, therapists, and the program supervisor.

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There are over 14,000 children in the foster care system in the State of Michigan. What does it take to become a licensed foster parent?

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Our General Foster Care Program includes case management and supervision of cases that involve children in foster care. Our role is to encourage and provide services to reach a specific case goal.

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The Day One Program is a voluntary program that works with all new parents to help them and their children get off to a healthy start.

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The research is clear: Children who start behind, stay behind. During the first 2,000 days between birth and their first day of kindergarten, 90% of a child’s brain is developed.

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  • 4thofJulyParade

    Lafarge/Alpena 4th of July Parade

    The Lafarge 4th of July Parade will be held, beginning at 11a.m. Route: Begins at Alpena County Fairgrounds, 11th Ave., Chisholm St., straight across 2nd Ave. Bridge., turn left on Fletcher to the big parking area across from Alpena Marc’s brick building. Come out and support us as we go “Fishin’ for Foster Families” once again with our boat float.

  • Walk-Me-Home

    Walk Me Home 5K Walk/Run

    August 15th, 9 a.m. at Duck Park. Chisholm and Long Rapids Rd. in Alpena.
    Walk Me Home….to the place I belong is the signature fund-raising and awareness event for foster care in America. We know not everyone can be a foster parent, but Walk Me Home is a great way to support the over 13,000 children in foster care in Michigan. This year thousands of walkers will participate in Walk Me Home events across the country, raising funds to support the life changing programs and activities of foster care associa¬tions like Child & Family Services of Northeast Michigan.

    To register or donate to this walk, go to the Walk Me Home site at:


    you can create a team of family members, classmates,
    friends, or business associates, join a team or donate.

  • foster month ribbon

    2nd Annual Blue Ribbon Event

    2nd Annual Blue Ribbon Event
    Friday, May 1st at 1:00 p.m.
    Alpena Mayor Waligora will be here to read the proclamation that
    May is Foster Care Month in Alpena
    Child & Family Services of Northeast Michigan
    1044 US 23 N. Alpena MI


Jamberry Fundraiser through May 31

We are currently have a fundraiser going on with Jamberry which are heat-activated vinyl nail wraps. May is National Foster Care Awareness Month! Please browse the website and your order will support a local non profit organize that works with kids in foster care and children being adopted.
They last up to 2 weeks on your fingers and about 6 weeks on your toes! Each sheet of nail wraps will give you three to four manicures or pedicures. This party is online , so you don’t need to go anywhere — or even get dressed! Just check the posts on this page when you get a Facebook notification.
You can check out all 360+ designs — plus the CUSTOM studio for creating your own nail wraps — at www.dawnhomminga.jamberrynails.net. When you’re ready to order, you do it directly through her site, pick the Child and Family Services Foster Care Awareness Fundraiser name from the party list and your products will ship to you immediately — no waiting for the party to close — and they arrive in just 7-10 business days!