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D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s provides the following Adoption Services:


Special Needs Adoption Program/Older Child Adoption-

Children in this program are in Michigan’s foster care system due to abuse and/or neglect.  After a period of time in foster care with the goal of reunification with their parents, the children’s parents’ rights have been terminated and they are now available for adoption.  Our primary need is for families who are able to care for older children (8 and up), large sibling groups (3 or more where at least one child is over 8), or medically fragile children.

  • Click here for more information about the Special Needs Adoption Program.

Infant Adoption Program-

Children in this program are typically infants.  The biological parent(s) voluntarily choose to make an adoption plan for their child.

  • Click here for more information about our Infant Adoption Program.

Adoption Search Program-

D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s supports searchers, by responding to their request for information about their biological family by following Michigan Adoption Law.  Individuals eligible for this program are adult adoptees, birth parents, adoptive parents of minor adoptees, adult children of a deceased adoptee, or an adult former family member (biological parent, biological grandparent or adult biological sibling). 

  • Click here for more information about the Adoption Search Program.      

Post Adoption Support Services-

D.A. Blodgett-St.John’s supports and strengthens families formed through adoption.  Our Adoptive Family Support Network Program helps adoptive parents who are looking for guidance, reassurance, support, education and resources. AFSN responds to the needs of adoptive families by providing links to experts and other adoptive families. 

  • Click here for more information about AFSN.  


To view our children waiting to be adopted, click here.

To see profiles of families waiting to adopt a child, click here.

For real stories about adoption, click here.