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Friend of the Court Programs and Services Index

SMILE Program
SMILE (Start Making It Livable for Everyone) is a two-hour educational program for divorcing parents with children under the age of 18. 

ADEPT (After Divorce: Effective Parenting Techniques) Program
ADEPT provides training for parents (building on the SMILE program).  Over a series of eight weekly sessions, parents study how divorce affects children, while learning how to discipline as a single parent, avoid alliances, and spot developing problems.

Mi-STITCH Program
As part of a federal grant, Michigan Strategies to Increase the Children's Health Care (Mi-STITCH) is getting the word out to encourage parents to sign their children up for free or low-cost medical insurance.  The link above provides a contact list for both low cost insurance providers as well as information for Medicaid or Mi-Child.

Speakers Bureau The Friend of the Court is now able to offer a speakers bureau for schools, agencies or groups in the community that would like to learn more about the services offered by the FOC or the domestic relations process in general.  For more information or to schedule a presentation, please contact Lori Klein-Shapiro at 248-858-0591.