About this resource

Fostering Success Michigan is a statewide organization that aims to increase access to and success in higher education and post-college careers for young adults with experience in the foster care system. The Organization provides many different services and information. 

The "Getting to Know..." series features in-depth guides to help students who have experienced the foster care system. Not only for foster alumni, these guides include material for professionals, supportive adults, and/or peers who are working to navigate the education-to-career pipeline.

Currently, the website features guides on

  • Health care for current/former foster youth through the  Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Financial Aid 
  • Other Higher Education Resources
  • Transition CheckList 
  • Guide to what Youth and Alumni experience in care 
  • Child Welfare for Educators