Our Partners

For several years, Kent County’s five top foster care providers have been brainstorming and advocating for a better way to facilitate foster care. WMPC is the outcome of years of hard work, devotion, and collective expertise of the talented leaders of these agencies.

WMPC facilitates foster care contracts from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, administering the work through these five agencies. Read about our partners below!

Bethany Christian Services is a global nonprofit organization with 14 offices in west- and mid-Michigan that brings families together and keeps families together. Strengthening families for the well-being of children is our top priority. Our services include adoption, foster care, and pregnancy counseling. We also provide counseling to families, assist refugees and immigrants resettling in the U.S., and partner with several international countries to help keep families together. The work we do equips families to be the answer for children in need – as Christ intended. Bethany envisions a world where every child has a loving family.

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Since 1947, Catholic Charities West Michigan has been providing services to the most vulnerable populations. A community-based agency providing a variety of services, from prevention and education to crisis intervention, Catholic Charities West Michigan programs are designed to help families and individuals succeed. In 10 communities, Catholic Charities West Michigan provides adoption, counseling services, family preservation/support programs, foster care, pregnancy services and more.

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Since 1887, D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s has been helping West Michigan children find health, safety, and support. Today, the organization is one of Michigan’s largest child welfare agencies, with 20 different programs and services serving thousands of children and families. D.A. Blodgett St. John’s provides counseling, foster care, adoption, mentoring and residential care. We believe every kid deserves a home for today and hope for tomorrow. Each service we offer is different, but all share a common thread – life changing love.

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Since 1934, Samaritas has walked with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions. Today, motivated to serve others as an expression of the love of Christ, Samaritas provides foster care, adoption, family preservation, behavioral health and many more services throughout Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, with more than 70 program sites in 40 cities. Samaritas staff share a dedication to serving their fellow humans by doing the right thing, for the right reasons, every day. We connect people with families and communities, empower them to live their fullest life possible, and create a ripple effect of transformation.

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For more than a century, Wellspring Lutheran Services has been serving Michigan families and children through foster care, family services, adoption, parenting support, camp, residential care and supportive housing and other programs. The organization takes a whole-person approach, convinced that finding the strengths in people allows lasting change to occur. Services for children and families are provided in 13 offices throughout most of the counties in Lower Michigan.

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