Share Your Love of the Outdoors with a Foster Child

Become a Foster Parent. Call 855-MICHKIDS to learn more.
Approximately 13,000 Michigan children are in foster care at any given time. We need your help to provide a safe, nurturing home for these children until they can be returned to their families. Find out how you can become a foster parent.

Looking for fun with your foster family?
There are thousands of ways to share your love of the outdoors with a child at Michigan's 102 state parks! Find an event that would be fun for your foster family at www.michigan.gov/dnrcalendar. From archery to windsurfing, we have recreational programs and nature-based educational opportunities for everyone - and almost all of them are free!

For local park events and opportunities, contact your township, city or county park department today. To find your local parks and recreation department contact the Michigan Recreation and Park Association at 517-485-9888.

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