Spaulding for Children

Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Melissa Jenovai, President/CEO
Cheryl Lisa Gist, Executive Assistant
Primary Contact Name
Melissa Jenovai
Main Address

16250 Northland Drive
Suite 120
Southfield, MI 48075
United States

United States

What We Do

Founded in 1968, Spaulding for Children is a private non-profit child welfare agency which stands as a national leader in developing and providing resources, services and training for foster and adoptive families and for those who serve and support them. Spaulding began with the belief that every child is adoptable and that families are essential to the healthy development of children. Today, we build stronger families to build stronger communities. Spaulding for Children finds permanent homes for children who are in the public child welfare system and supports families in maintaining their children safely in their homes. Spaulding provides research-based training and education for those interested in becoming adoptive and foster parents, in addition to partnership projects funded through the United States DHHS/Children’s Bureau. Spaulding develops and provides research-based training curricula that the states, tribes and territories uses to prepare and equip foster and adoptive parents.

Interesting Info
  • In 2022, Spaulding for Children served 230 families in crisis
  • Committed to families & children over 55 yrs., a national leader in developing/providing resources/training for foster & adoptive families.
  • Our mission is to assure that all children grow up in safe, permanent families and have the help they need to be successful in life.
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