Support us to build stronger families and stronger communities

  • Training for caregivers so they can be prepared to do the important job of caring for children, youth and parents who have experienced trauma
  • Adoption services to help children and youth find permanency and this is of no charge to the pre-adoptive parents.
  • Support for families so we can purchase items such as car seats, cleaning supplies, clothes or medicine not covered by insurance.
  • Transportation is often a barrier, if you have never had to take the bus in the middle of winter you are lucky. We use funds to purchase lyft and Uber rides for families so they can have visits in the community, attend medical appointments or for parents to participate in school events.
  • Free events for our families, this is critical because when we increase the number of positive interactions for families, there are better outcomes.

About Us

Established in 1968 with the belief that every child is adoptable

Spaulding for Children today is a national leader in foster care and adoption, developing and providing parenting support, resources and training.

Who We are

Spaulding for Children, a private, non-profit, COA accredited child welfare agency, was established in 1968 to find permanent and safe families for children. The organization is comprised of three service entities: the Child and Family Services, the Spaulding Institute for Family and Community Development, and the Academy for Family Support and Preservation.

Spaulding’s Mission

In partnership with families, communities, organizations, states and the nation, Spaulding for Children’s mission is to assure that all children grow up in safe, permanent families and have the help they need to be successful in life.

Get Involved

Anyone can help change a child’s life – foster care, adoption, mentorship, donation. Choose your commitment. Every effort helps – big or small!

What is happening

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Become a Foster Parent

Spaulding for Children recruits and licenses foster parents to care for children who have been abused and neglected and are placed in the public Child Welfare system.

Those who are interested in foster care are welcome to attend an orientation or request information about the services offered at Spaulding for Children.

For Every Child – A Family

Spaulding for Children is committed to ensuring that the community understands the need to support children, youth and families who are in the child welfare system. Every child deserves a family.

Those who are interested in adoption are welcome to attend an orientation or request information about the services offered at Spaulding for Children.

Contact Us

16250 Northland Drive, Suite 120
Southfield, MI 48075

cgist@spaulding.org

Phone: 248 443 0300
Fax: 248 443 7099

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