foster care

Community Updates: Friday, May 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-19-2023 under NEWS

Kent County Prosecutor Announces Charging Decision in Case of Seven-Year-Old Student Who Brought Unloaded Firearm to Cesar E. Chavez Elementary  On Wednesday, May 3, security personnel at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School in Grand Rapids...

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D.A. Blodgett - St. John's hosts annual Backpack and School Supply Drive

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 07-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

For most children, the first day of school is full of excitement. Unfortunately, for many children that excitement is often overshadowed by worry and embarrassment about being unable to purchase school supplies. The 12th Annual Backpack and School...

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Wellspring Lutheran Services works to strengthen families, transform communities

by (GRTV)

Submitted 06-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Megan Benton, Licensing Supervisor from Wellspring Lutheran Services, discusses programs providing resources to seniors, foster care providers, transitioning families, and individuals...

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Get Your Child/ren Back From CPS and Family Court

by (Citizens for Pa...)

Submitted 07-17-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every day right here in downtown Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan anyone can go into the courtrooms of the courthouse at 180 Ottawa Avenue and listen to children being removed from parental care. There are seven judges in the family courtrooms...

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Wolfgang's Supports D.A. Blodgett - St. John's Foster Families

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 04-28-2015 under NONPROFITS

For the last 3 years, Wolfgang’s Restaurant has donated family “brinner” to foster families from D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s (DABSJ). This “brinner” gives families a free, fun night out where they can enjoy...

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Foster Care Seminar

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 01-29-2015 under

Join us for a free seminar and learn about becoming a foster parent! Contact Lisa for questions at 616.451.2021 or to email her at [email protected].

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My Story Through Art Showcase

by (dchu)

Submitted 06-20-2014 under

Bethany Christian Services is proud to present its fifth annual My Story Through Art Showcase! Every summer, we pair youth from our mentoring programs with a local Grand Rapids artist to create a piece of art inspired by the youth's life. This...

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Orientation available for families interested in foster care, adoption

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 04-09-2014 under NEWS

D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s, an organization devoted to providing refuge and support for children and families, will be having their monthly Foster Care and Special Needs Adoption Program Orientation on April 14 for people interested in...

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Mentoring matters: helping those in need

by (Anonymous)

Submitted 01-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

This January our country celebrates the 13th annual National Mentoring Month, and D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s is participating in this campaign aimed at expanding quality mentoring programs to connect more of our community’s young...

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Bethany Christian Services Youth Mentor Program

by (BethanyMentor)

Submitted 10-29-2012 under NONPROFITS

Bethany Christian Services mentoring program serves three youth populations: Domestic Foster Care, Refugee, and Youth Services (for youth transitioning out of foster care). Currently, we have more than 40 children and youth who have requested...

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