Fostering Futures has collected these referrals from families, colleagues and other resources in the community. However Fostering Futures has not necessarily utilized each of these services directly, and therefore Fostering Futures cannot guarantee the quality of services you will receive. We welcome feedback as it will help us create a strong, high-quality referral base. Clicking on each logo will take you to the website of that organization.

AFSN provides support, education, information and referral to adoptive parents. AFSN supports all kinds of families and all types of adoptions through:

  • Statewide Parent to Parent Program
  • Adoption Support Groups
  • Adoptive Parent Seminars / Training / Workshops
  • Adoptive Family Fun Events

Ethnic Hair Care

Stacie Peevy of Head Rush Studio is a hair care consultant and stylist, experienced in ethnic hair style and health. Sensitive to the unique situations often associated with foster care, Stacie offers workshops and one-on-one consultation to parents of trans-racial families. Bring your child in to have their hair professionally styled, while learning how to maintain and care for their hair at home. 

3050 Washtenaw Ave in Ann Arbor (in the Sola Salon Studios building) 


The Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange (MARE) is a statewide information and referral service for families interested in adopting children from foster care, and for adoption workers looking for homes for these children. The MARE website provides a listing of waiting children in Michigan and of Michigan families interested in adopting children with special needs. 

The Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange is a program of Judson Center and is funded by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.