Holiday Giving 2015

During the holiday season, D.A. Blodgett - St. John's is looking to partner with our community to help grant special wishes for the families and children we serve.  

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.


Kiersten's Story

Here's another video showing Kiersten's journey through our residential program and demonstrates the power of having a safe place to call home.

Mai's Story

Mai's Story

Learn how you can make a BIG difference through Big Brothers Big Sisters just like Kathy did with Mai.


Val's Story

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

Ann's story

Ann's Story

Ann's story is an incredible story about a young woman who has greatly benefited from our foster care program.

Donate today!

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

Children Waiting for Adoption

We encourage you to take a moment and learn more about our featured waiting children. For inquiries, please call our offices at 616.451.2021.


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 Da'Shine

Da’Shine is an active teen boy who enjoys playing basketball and football. He has a comical...

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Recent News

60 Thanksgiving Wishes Needed for Children and Families

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Thanksgiving Wishes is an annual drive where wishes are submitted on behalf of the children and families served by DABSJ. These... Read more.

Images of Adoption - Nov 5 - Join Us!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

  13 Local Children Are Waiting for Adoption. November is National Adoption Awareness Month. D.A. Blodgett - St. John’s will host... 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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