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Children's Homes and Institutions in Michigan, USA

(With foundation date, operator, number of Male/Female places, age for admission, and type of children received, where known.)

  • St Joseph's Asylum, Assinins
    (1843; Sisters of St Agnes; Orphan children; 40M/48F)
  • Haskell Home, 156 Hubbard Street, Battle Creek
    (1894; Private corporation; Orphan and dependent children; 27M/11F)
  • Lutheran Children's Home, 1203 Tenth Street, Bay City
    (1899; Synodical Conference; Orphan, homeless, and neglected children; 5M/8F)
  • Children's Home, 1800 Columbus Avenue, Bay City
    (1886; Private corporation; Homeless and destitute children; 9M/4F)
  • Beulah Land Farm for Boys, Boyne City
    (1898; Private organization; Homeless and neglected boys; 32M)
  • State Public School, Coldwater
    (1871; State of Michigan; Dependent, ill-treated, and neglected children under 14; 143M/54F)
  • St Vincent's Orphan Asylum, 137 McDougall Avenue, Detroit
    (1851; Sisters of Charity; Orphan and destitute girls; 200F)
  • St Agnes's Home for Girls, 206 Horton Avenue, Detroit
    (1909; Girls' Friendly Society (Episcopal); Orphan, delinquent, and neglected girls; 13F)
  • Home of the Friendless, 33 Warren Avenue west, Detroit
    (1862; Private corporation; Orphan and homeless children; 33M/33F)
  • Protestant Orphan Asylum, 988 Jefferson Avenue, Detroit
    (1836; Private corporation; Orphan and destitute children from 2 to 12; 106M+F)
  • Felician Sisters' Home for Orphans, St Aubin Avenue, Detroit
    (1882; Felician Sisters; Orphan and indigent girls; 79F)
  • Ford Republic, Farmington
    (1903; Boys' Home and D'Arcambal Association; Delinquent and homeless boys; 150M)
  • St John's Home, 163 East Leonard Street, Grand Rapids
    (1888; Sisters of St Domini; Orphan and neglected children from 3 to 16; 76M/72F)
  • D. A. Blodgett Home for Children, 66 Cherry Street, Grand Rapids
    (1887; Private corporation; Foundlings, orphan and homeless children; 42M/35F)
  • St Francis Home, 3190 Woodward Avenue, Highland Park
    (1828; Sisters of St Joseph; Orphan boys; 278M)
  • Rocky Beach Orphanage, Holt
    (1890; Private corporation; Orphan, abandoned, and illegitimate children under 14; 6M/4F)
  • Good Will Farm, Houghton
    (1899; Private corporation; Dependent and homeless children; 17M/16F)
  • Juvenile Detention Home, 819 Clinton Avenue, Kalamazoo
    (1908; Juvenile Court; Dependent and delinquent children pending court action; 2M/6F)
  • Children's Home, 901 South West Street, Kalamazoo
    (1867; Private corporation; Homeless girls from 5 to 14)
  • Muskegon Children's Home, 248 Terrace Street, Muskegon
    (1887; Muskegon Humane Union; Orphan, neglected, and dependent children; 40M/56F)
  • Dorcas Home, 800 North Hickory Street, Owosso
    (1897; Private corporation; Homeless and delinquent children; 9M/1F)
  • St Vincent's Orphan Home, 160 Howard Street, Saginaw
    (1875; Sisters of Charity; Orphan and homeless children; 40M/80F)
  • Home for the Friendless, Howard and McCosky Avenues, Saginaw
    (1871; Private corporation; Friendless and indigent children; 59M+F)
  • Receiving Home, 1424 South State Street, St Joseph
    (1892; Michigan Children's Home Society; Curable, physically defective, and dependent children under 12; 23M/11F)