foster care

1:51 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

WMU named one of best in nation for helping foster care youth

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WMU's efforts include Seita Scholars Program which supports 160 former foster care students annually
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - A national organization has named Western Michigan University's program to help foster care youth as among the best in the nation. The Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) chose WMU's Center for Fostering Success as one of 15 programs "making a critical difference" for foster care youth in the United States.
8:58 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Pilot program for vulnerable children includes Kalamazoo County

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Kalamazoo one of three counties chosen to participate in five year program
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - A new Michigan Department of Human Services pilot program designed to improve the lives of vulnerable children and strengthen families launched Thursday in Kalamazoo County. Protect MiFamily will engage with 100 Kalamazoo families and offer wide array of services for a minimum of six months.