Melinda Lis Vice President of The Academy for Family Support and Preservation

News and Information from QIC-EY

QIC-EY NOW is sharing a new video featuring Melinda Lis, Vice President of The Academy for Family Support and Preservation, Spaulding for Children. Melinda is not only a Child Welfare professional, she also is an adoptive parent. Seeing…
Spaulding Scramble Golf Outing 2024

Spaulding Scramble Golf Outing Fun happens Saturday, September 7

The Third Annual Spaulding Scramble is set for Saturday, September 7, 2024 at the Farmington Hills Golf Club, offering a full day of fun and activities. Participants will enjoy breakfast, 18 holes of golf, driving range privileges, various…
DaJari Patterson the Director of the Post Adoption Center Repository Program.

Updates from National Center for Enhanced Post-Adoption Support

Journalist Jennifer Brookland reported in her article that Spaulding for Children was recently awarded a $20 million cooperative agreement to launch the National Center for Enhanced Post-Adoption Support. The center will help build evidence-based…
Detroit Free Press Adoption Support Series features Spaulding for Children

Detroit Free Press Adoption Support Series features Spaulding for Children

Reporter Jennifer Brookland of the Detroit Free Press has written a series of stories about families who adopt out of Michigan’s child welfare system. The 3-part series was produced with support from The Dart Center for Journalism and…
Counting Down to the 3rd Annual Spaulding Scramble Golf Outing

Counting Down to the 3rd Annual Spaulding Scramble Golf Outing

We are eagerly counting the days until we tee off at the 3rd Annual Spaulding Scramble Golf Outing. This special event is our sole fundraiser, bringing together like-minded individuals to golf and raise funds for children and youth in our child…
June also is Pride Month

June also is Pride Month

Spaulding is proud to be part of an LGBTQ+ Advocacy and Support Consortium for Southeast Michigan’s Child Welfare Agencies along with 20 private child placing agencies, the Ruth Ellis Center, Michigan Federation for Children and Families,…
June is Reunification Month

June is Reunification Month

National Reunification Month recognizes the people and ongoing efforts around the country that help families stay together. Observed annually in June, it is also a time to recommit to strengthening, improving and increasing those efforts all…
Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a national observance started in 1949 by Mental Health America to bring attention to the importance of mental wellbeing. Across the country, individuals and organizations step up to raise awareness of and…
Time to think Summer

Time to Think Summer

Summer is just around the corner. And there are lots of great things to do in Michigan's great outdoors. Please click on the highlighted text for details from the organizations online. Detroit PAL presents Sports Programs and Youth…
Insight from a Foster Mom

Insight from a Foster Mom

Rebecca Carlisle has fostered two children through Spaulding. She had given birth to a son and thereafter pursued fostering. She and her husband were licensed in 2022 and their first placement of a daughter came in June. Since then, she has…