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Wayne State University foster youth retention program unveils info-rich new website

July 11, 2013

A new website is available to keep supporters of Wayne State's Transition to Independence Program (TIP) apprised of opportunities to support the university's foster youth. The website,, provides comprehensive information on the year-old program, which is funded by a contract from the Michigan Department of Human Services and administered by the WSU School of Social Work. Visitors to the site can learn about the program's mission, administration and governance, community partners and resources, as well as opportunities to provide financial, material, or volunteer support. The new website includes resources for current and prospective program participants, including information on program eligibility, financial aid and scholarships, child care, vocational training, and other forms of support. It also includes research on foster youth and education by TIP Director and Assistant Professor of Social Work Angelique Day, one of the most published experts in this emerging field.