Posted on Aug 27th, 2019
In line with the Michigan College Access Network’s (MCAN) mission to increase college participation and The New Foster Care’s (TNFC) goal of supporting youth transitioning out of foster care, MCAN and TNFC commend Ferris President David Eisler and his wife Patsy for their recent establishment of the Norris and Irene Johnson Scholarship Endowment.
Posted on Jun 25th, 2019
FSM Ambassadors are leaders who have experienced foster care from across Michigan who share their lived experiences in a safe, positive way to make changes in the foster care system! JOIN US!
Posted on Dec 17th, 2018
As of Dec 17, 2018, Fostering Success Michigan (FSM) headquarters has moved to its new home, The New Foster Care. The move was first announced in May 2018 (https://wmich.edu/news/2018/05/47347), and is a result of careful and coordinated transition planning. The transfer of FSM is something to celebrate because it is the strategy to continue the work of FSM. This is no small accomplishment for a project funded by time-limited grant support.
Posted on Jun 4th, 2018
Western Michigan University's Center for Fostering Success, the organizational structure under which the University's award-winning Seita Scholars Program and a statewide college network operates, has announced a new partnership and plans for a summer of transitions, reorganization and personnel changes.
Posted on Apr 17th, 2018
Join Western Michigan University's Center for Fostering Success at the Capitol in Lansing! Students and staff from campus-based support programs will have the opportunity to meet with legislators, thank them for their support, celebrate success in higher education, and advocate for continued support. Space is limited, registration required!
Posted on Feb 26th, 2018
TAKE CHARGE! 2018 Michigan Teen Conference:
Wednesday-Thursday June 20-21, 2018 at Saginaw Valley State University
Registrations and full payment must be received by Samaritas by May 30, 2018
Do you know a youth in Foster Care or Independent Living or Young Adult Voluntary
Posted on Jul 26th, 2017
Foster Care who needs to learn about money management, employment, educational
opportunities, health and wellness, or housing? If you do, then help them begin the registration process for the 2018 Michigan Teen Conference.
Join us this Fall of 2017! We will be hosting seven FSM Community Collaborative events which will be held once per month throughout the 2017-2018 school year in MDHHS offices in each of the FSM Regions. FSM Community Collaboratives bring together students with experience in foster care, policymakers, professionals, and business leaders in each of the regions to directly connect students and professionals to resources and information.
Posted on May 31st, 2017
The Michigan Senate on Wednesday, May 18th, 2017 approved Senate Resolution 63, which proclaims May as Foster Care Awareness Month in Michigan.