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The mission of Child Advocacy is to improve the welfare of children and their families through education, training, and support for the prevention of substance abuse, and child abuse and neglect.

Meetings & Trainings


  • February 20, 2024
    Survivors of Suicide Group
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    This is a safe place in our community for survivors families and loved ones of those who died by suicide to share their loss with others who have a shared experience. Groups are open to all adult survivors of suicide and are held at Child Advocacy on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  

  • February 28, 2024
    Gratiot County Breastfeeding Coalition
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    The Gratiot County Breastfeeding Coalition is held the 4th Wednesday of each month at Child Advocacy. In some circumstances, additional trainings and events may be held in place of the monthly coalition meeting. All changes will be posted on the Gratiot County Breastfeeding Coalition website. https://www.gcbreastfeedingcoalition.com/ If you would like additional information about the Gratiot…

  • March 7, 2024
    Child Advocacy Lunch & Learn
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    Child Advocacy Lunch & Learns are held the first Thursday of each month with the exception of January and July. Please visit our Facebook page for more information and registration details. If you have further questions please contact our office at (989)463-1422!

  • March 11, 2024
    Gratiot County Substance and Suicide Prevention Coalition Meeting
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    GCSSPC is a collaborative countywide decision-making body of community members that convenes monthly to address the issue of substance and suicide prevention needs for Gratiot County. Our coalition meets every second Monday of the month(no July meeting) at 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; We welcome community involvement in the coalition and are always looking for…

  • March 12, 2024
    The Child Abuse and Neglect Council Advisory Committee Meeting
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    The CAN Committee is responsible for reviewing Gratiot County child abuse and neglect statistics, identifying community needs, and developing plans of action and awareness. Meetings are held bi-monthly from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Anyone who is interested in joining is welcome to contact Morgan at morgan@childadvoaccy.net for more information.

  • March 12, 2024
    Caregiver Support Group Meeting
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Child Advocacy offers a monthly support group for those raising non-biological children (foster parents, adoptive parents, relative caregivers, kinship caregivers, and fictive caregivers). This group provides social support, community networking of resources, group facilitation, and professional training. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Childcare is provided. Please email…

  • March 19, 2024
    Survivors of Suicide Group
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    This is a safe place in our community for survivors families and loved ones of those who died by suicide to share their loss with others who have a shared experience. Groups are open to all adult survivors of suicide and are held at Child Advocacy on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.  

  • March 27, 2024
    Gratiot County Breastfeeding Coalition
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    The Gratiot County Breastfeeding Coalition is held the 4th Wednesday of each month at Child Advocacy. In some circumstances, additional trainings and events may be held in place of the monthly coalition meeting. All changes will be posted on the Gratiot County Breastfeeding Coalition website. https://www.gcbreastfeedingcoalition.com/ If you would like additional information about the Gratiot…