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CSHCS INFO #23-2017 - Parent Support Group Scholarship 2017-2018
Mon 8/14/2017 4:17 PM
Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) and the Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (Family Center) are pleased to announce a Parent Support Group scholarship opportunity for the 2017-2018 fiscal year (10/1/17 – 9/30/18). Each Local Health Department (LHD) is eligible to apply for up to $600.00 for their project. Please see the attachment for the application and guidelines.
The objectives of the scholarship include:
· Parent support groups will provide parents of children with special health care needs an opportunity to meet other parents in a neutral and relaxed setting, at a location that is easily accessible.
· Parent support groups will provide parents the opportunity to discuss the common joys, concerns, and unique experiences of raising a child with special health care needs.
· Parent support groups will provide parents with an opportunity to learn how others handle situations commonly experienced by parents of children with special health care needs.
· Parent support groups will provide parents with an opportunity to learn more about their child's special health care needs.
The application deadline is ?September 1?5, 2017. Please note this is a completely fillable PDF application.
**Please note the quick turnaround time that applications need to be turned in.**
Director of Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Children’s Special Health Care Services
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services