A Detroit judge has ordered a 49-year-old Detroit foster home worker to stand trial in the videotaped beating of a disabled woman with a mop handle and extension cord.
The 49-year-old Detroit foster home worker is accused of beating a disabled woman with a mop handle and extension cord in an attack that was videotaped by a co-worker.
The video shows a worker at Strathmoor Manor assaulting the resident, who screams throughout the attack.
The new model will establish statewide metrics to measure whether an agency is meeting a child’s needs. An agency’s future funding will depend on its performance.
A report submitted to U.S. Judge Nancy Edmunds states that five years into a court-ordered reform of its foster care system Michigan is still struggling to protect its kids from abuse and neglect.
Michigan lawmakers have introduced measures they say will make it easier for Michigan residents to adopt.
Jeanne Fowler is the founder of Big Family of Michigan, a Macomb County organization dedicated to helping foster kids.
Through the Operation Good Cheer drive, 500 foster children will write out their holiday wish list and more than 300 DTE employees make them come true.
About 200 Michigan families will have a special reason to celebrate this Thanksgiving: They will officially become adoptive families on Tuesday as part of the 9th annual “Michigan Adoption Day.”
The state of Michigan and lawyers representing needy children have reached a new agreement on how to improve foster care and protective services.