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DHHS Directory

Find all contact information for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services offices. (PDF)

Post Adoption Resource Centers

Find Post Adoption resources in your area. The above link redirects to MDHHS' Post Adoption Resource Centers webpage.

Adoption Tax Credit 

Families who adopt a child from the Foster Care System may qualify for a one-time tax credit.  For information on the Adoption Tax credit, visit The North American Council on Adoptable Children's website by clicking here.  For specific questions that cannot be answered through these resources, MARE encourages families to contact a tax professional.

Youth Recruitment Booklet

A guide for Michigan youth being featured for adoption recruitment and their adoption workers. (PDF) 

Michigan Heart Gallery

The Michigan Heart Gallery is a unique photographic exhibit created to find forever families for children in foster care.  The touring exhibit specifically recruits for those who have had parental rights terminated and are in need of an adoptive family. Professional photographers volunteer their time and talents to photograph the children who are featured, and a traveling exhibit is created and hosted at various venues throughout the state. Learn more at: