About this resource

Youth in Transition, (Michigan's name for Chafee ) is a funding source available to cover expenses NOT covered by other government or community resources, or to augment or supplement services from other funding sources.


  • Michigan youth who are active in the foster care system, placed out of their home based on abuse and neglect, starting at age 14 and up to age 21.
  • Michigan youth, ages 18 to 21, that have been in foster care on or after their 14th birthday but are no longer under MDHHS/Tribal supervision.
  • A youth who has or had an open juvenile justice case and is placed in an eligible placement under the supervision of MDHHS.