Be a Foster Parent

Be a Foster Parent

 One of our greatest, on-going needs is having enough foster parents to provide homes for the children that need our help. As the number of children who come into our care increases, the need for foster parents increases too.


Val's Story

Watch Valmarcus & Charlie's story - a beautiful story of how the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program changed these two lives forever. 

Make A BIG Difference

Hear the stories of 3 matches through our Big Brothers Big Sisters program and see how it has changed their lives.

Amy's Story

Amy's story follows her journey through our residential and scholarship program.

Donate today!

Help support vulnerable children and families in our community, make a gift today!

My Open Adoption Story

Listen to this young girls story on how open adoption has impacted her life.


Protecting children from abuse and neglect since 1887.

D.A. Blodgett - St. John’s is an agency that works in partnership with our community for the good of all children. We are local, non-profit and accredited. We provide comprehensive services to children and families, including Big Brothers Big Sisters, foster care, adoption, and family support, as well as, residential treatment and emergency shelter care at St. John’s Campus. Donate today to help support children and families in our community.

Children waiting for adoption

Introducing Sha-Quan

Sha-Quan (12) is a funny kid whose favorite animal is a bear and whose favorite food is just...

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Recent News

Derby Day Euchre is May 7th!

Wednesday, April 13, 2016


April Proclaimed National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month in Grand Rapids by Director of Residential Services and Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss

Thursday, March 31, 2016

D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s Asks Community to Help Prevent Child Abuse  April is National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month... Read more.

Families waiting to adopt

Tyler and Stacia

Dear Friend,

From the bottom of our hearts we want to thank you for considering us as you begin your journey to find loving parents for your child.  

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