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The Child Safe Michigan Community-Based Mentoring Program is the only successful program in the state of Michigan that is dedicated primarily to youth in foster care ages 7-23. Not only do youth in foster care have to deal with age appropriate problems: they also have to face being separated from family, residing in new homes, attending new schools and the hardest issue of all, and dealing with the abuse/neglect that led to their placement in foster care. Given all of this, our youth are presented with a myriad of risk factors. Mentoring is a proven and effective way to combat these negative experiences. The mentor/mentee relationship offers the youth the chance to develop a relationship with an adult, other than an authority figure, who then becomes a friend, role model, and advocate for the youth. This caring and consistent relationship leads to increased self-esteem, improved social skills, additional opportunities for success in life, and an improved outlook on the future for the youth. This program requires a one-year commitment where the mentor meets 2-4 times a month with the youth within the community.
4415 Springer Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073, US
Our mission is to provide foster care, adoption and mentoring services to abused, neglected and at-risk children. Our focuses are advocacy, prevention, treatment, reunification, permanency, and community outreach.
Child Safe Michigan provides youth and young adults, ages 7-21, the opportunity to positively interact with an adult mentor. Youth are given the chance to develop a relationship with an adult mentor, other than an authority figure, who then becomes a role model and advocate for the youth.
Child Safe Michigan's mentoring program is the only successful mentoring program in the state that is dedicated primarily to youth in foster care.
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4410 W. 13 Mile Rd.Royal Oak, MI 48073
April 21, 2020