Belle of the Ball - Free Formal Dresses
Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 10:00am – 12:00pm
The Boys & Girls Club of SE Michigan is holding its annual Belle of the Ball event where girls will have the opportunity to pick free formal/semi-formal dress, shoes and accessories. Event held at Boys & Girls Club located at 16500 Tireman in Detroit. Call 248.473.1400 for more info.
22nd Annual New & Expecting Parent Celebration
Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 10:00am – 2:00pm
Pregnant mothers and mothers of infant 6 months and younger, residing in Wayne County, are invited to attend this special event at Wayne County Community College in Taylor. Special workshop for fathers too! Registration is required. Click HERE for more info.
2018 Michigan Heart Gallery Grand Opening
Emagine Theater, 200 N. Main St., Royal Oak, MI 48067
Open to the public April 28, 2018
Visit to learn more about Michigan’s children currently in the foster care system. This traveling photographic exhibit features photos of youth currently waiting for their forever family. To learn more about the Michigan Heart Gallery, visit www.mare.org/Resources/Michigan-Heart-Gallery
Foster care youth in Southeast Michigan are encouraged to learn more about the Transition to Independence Program (TIP) at Wayne State University. This special program exists to help youth who have aged out of the foster care system to realize their educational aspirations. Get connected with resources and support needed to succeed in college. Click HERE for additional info about TIP at WSU and their upcoming events.
Foster Care Orientation
Tuesday, Jan 15th – 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 17th – 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 19th – 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 21st – 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Tuesday, Mar. 19th – 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Thursday, Mar. 21 – 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Tuesday, Apr. 16th – 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Thursday, Apr. 18th – 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Thursday, May 16th – 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Tuesday, May 21st – 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Tuesday, June 18th – 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Thursday, June 20th – 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 15th – 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 20th – 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 17th – 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 19th – 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 15th – 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 17th – 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 19th – 6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 21st – 10:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.
** YOU MUST RSVP TO GLORIA MITCHELL AT 734.762.0909 OR GMITCHELL@FOREVER-FAMILIES.ORG TO BE PUT ON SCHEDULE. REGISTRANTS ARRIVING 10 MINUTES OR MORE PAST START TIME WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO ENTER. NO WALK-INS.
The State of Michigan has changed the process of PRIDE training for prospective foster and state ward adoptive parents. Individual agencies can no longer provide certified PRIDE training and all participants must be registered for attendance with their identified agency. Please note: Any prospective foster and/or state ward adoptive parents MUST attend agency orientation prior to PRIDE attendance. Questions? Please contact Bridgett at firstname.lastname@example.org
PRIDE Training locations in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County.
MACOMB: The Shores Church
St. Clair Shores, MI 48080
OAKLAND: Pontiac Public Central Library @ Auditorium
60 E. Pike St.
Pontiac, MI 48342
WAYNE: Wayne County College District, Downriver Campus
21000 Northline Rd.
Taylor, MI 48180
For more information, training schedules and location details, please visit FCNP.ORG or call 1.855.MICHKIDS
Wayne County Coalition Trainings Sponsored by Forever Families
Licensing Rules Refresher – Jan. 22, 2019/ 4:00pm – 6:00pm
This training will provide foster parents with a review of the Licensing Rules for Foster Family Homes and Foster Family Group Homes for Children, also known as the green book, including the rules that are most often cited for non-compliance. 2 Credit Hours
Working with Birth Parents & Advocating for Foster Children – March 16, 2019/ 10am – 12pm
Learn how to work with birth parents for the benefit of the foster children to reduce stress and conflicts. Learn the importance of advocacy for foster children with schools, medicals and more. 2 Credit Hours
These trainings are held at Forever Families office located at 17940 Farmington Rd., Ste. 301 Livonia, MI 48152. Please contact Gloria Mitchell at 734.762.0909 ext. 102 or email@example.com to register.
Domestic Adoption Trainings Sponsored by Forever Families
Legal – March 9, 2019
Communication – April 13, 2019
May 11, 2019 – Networking
All trainings are held on Saturday mornings 10:00am – 12:00 noon.
You must RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2019.