September News and Updates

In Michigan about 53,000 children are being raised by kinship caregivers – defined as relatives or others who are close to the youth and their families. That includes about 4,100 children in foster care and approximately 49,000 other children who are raised in kinship families.

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer proclaimed September to be Kinship / Foster Care Month in the State of Michigan to recognize the important contributions of kinship and foster care families.

Learn more about it and other interesting stories in our monthly newsletter update.

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