Dedicated to supporting and empowering families since 1999.
Hands Across The Water supports and empowers children
and families through inclusive, strength-based services.
Out staff is dedicated to supporting and strengthening families through a wide range of supportive services, including parent education, counseling, and case management. We are a provider of foster care services, as well as adoption services, for children and families.
Our Mission:Hands Across The Water supports and empowers children and families through inclusive, strength-based services.
Over 300 Michigan children are waiting for their forever home. Will you provide a safe and loving home to an older child or sibling group?
Learn more our about waiting child adoption program
On any given day, there are approximately 13,000 children in foster care in Michigan.
Learn more about providing temporary care to children while supporting family reunification.
Building a family through adoption can be the most rewarding experience you will ever have.
HATW can assist families through our infant adoption program as well as those adopting independently.
Children around the world are in need of safe and loving homes.
HATW is a COA Hague Accredited agency and offers international adoption services.
Learn more about our programs.
HATW provides events, post-adoption supports, training and enrichment activities for children and families throughout the year.
Learn more about what we offer.
Our Behavioral Health Services program offers individual, couple, and family counseling and other support services to help you and your family with a variety of needs.
Learn more about our therapists and agency counseling services.
Our Parent Education programs provide personal
and coaching to families in their homes and communities. Services are strengths -focused and based on the specific needs of each client.
Learn more about our programs in Washtenaw, Lenawee and Monroe counties.
For those facing an unplanned pregnancy, learn about your pregnancy options by talking with one of our pregnancy counselors.
We will provide resources and information to help you decide what is best for you.
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Hands Across The Water supports and empowers children and families through inclusive, strength-based services.