The “Catholic Charities Difference”

We are confident that you will find our foster care program offers the most support and services in the area. Our staff works very hard to assure that our foster parents are well prepared for every child placed in their home and when emergencies arise, we are there to support you and the child.DSC_0294

  • Caring, competent and a skilled staff are just a phone call away
  • Team approach to foster care
  •  24 hour emergency on-call service
  • Quality training opportunities offered every month
  • Psychological services available to foster children in our offices
  •  Foster family events throughout the year
  • Monthly foster family newsletter
  • A staff responsive to the needs of foster children and foster families

Opening your home to children brings with it many benefits and challenges. To help you prepare and cope with both, licensed foster parents receive:

  • Foster parent training and orientation
  • PRIDE training or Pressley Ridge Training
  • Comprehensive consultations, mentors, and support groups
  • Medical, dental and clothing funds for the children
  • State of Michigan-established room and board rates
  • Emergency on-call services
  • An opportunity to join a team of professionals dedicated to promoting the well-being of children