Scheduled Classes - January 2019

Foster/Adoptive/Relative Care Support Group

Who: Non-biological caregivers (foster, adoptive, kinship, etc.) and their children.

Where: East Superior Christian Church (605 E. Superior St., Alma, MI 48801)

When: Tuesday, January 8th 6:00-8:00 p.m. (the second Tuesday of every month)

Why: Because parenting is one of the most difficult jobs, and having support from others is crucial. Did we mention free childcare and snacks? 

Please RSVP the number of adults and children in attendance by responding to this email or calling (989) 463-1422.


Gratiot County Substance Abuse Coalition Meeting
Monday, January 14th
1:00 p.m.
YFC - Alma
Please call Emily at (989) 463-1422 with any questions. 
Lunch and Learn
1st Thursday of the Month
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Alma Public Library
January 3rd - Body Safety
February 7th - Come learn about our CASA program!
Please call (989) 463-1422 or email to RSVP or with any questions. 



CASA, Coffee, and Cookies!

You will receive an overview of the CASA program; learn why we need volunteers, details about the training process, and how to apply! Come to have all your questions answered!


RSVP by contacting Rachel Letsche at 989-463-1422,, or click “going” on our Facebook event!

Child Advocacy Princess & Pirate Family Carnival & Expo

Princess & Pirate Family Carnival & Expo
Saturday, January 26th, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Central Michigan Youth for Christ - Alma
FREE admission to Gratiot County Residents! FREE refreshments! Costumes are encouraged but are not required.

FREE Kids Activities          FREE Information for families
 - Make and take crafts     - Special Princess & Pirate Guests
 - Local Businesses           - Prescription Drop Box
 - games and prizes          - Recreation organizations/clubs
For more information please contact Child Advocacy at (989)463-1422 or
To register as a vendor for the event please click here for the form.

Lending Library


Child Advocacy’s Lending Library is a FREE educational resource!  It is designed for parents and caregivers with children birth to 5 years to encourage and enhance the learning experience at home, school, or child care. 

Items include:

NEW: Four themed sensory bags for children ages birth - 2 years.

Theme Totes: Themed Rubbermaid containers containing books, puzzles, hands on activities, and toys

Story Stretchers: Totes include a book, along with a toy(s) and/or CD to enhance the learning of the storybook.

Items are available to be checked out for a 2 week period FREE of charge.

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