Latest News

  • The 2015 Kids Count databook has been release for Michigan! The Kids Count data measures the well-being of children at the state and local level. For more information and to view the 2015 data, visit the Kids Count data center.
  • MCCF member Michigan Council for Maternal and Child Health has co-sponsored a new and updated series of issue briefs to advocate for children's health in our state. The four briefs address: Access to Care, Childhood Overweight and Obesity, Infant Mortality and Childhood Immunizations.
  • Michigan Radio has launched a three-year special reporting series called State of Opportunity focused on the many issues related to childhood poverty in Michigan.
  • MCCF member Michigan League for Human Services recently released their 2014 "Labor Day Report" on the state of Michigan's workforce, unemployment and poverty amongst working Families. 

The Michigan Coalition for Children and Families (MCCF) is a statewide, non-partisan network supported by numerous child-focused advocacy and service organizations and individuals. Together, we advocate for policies to improve the quality of life for Michigan children and families.

Right Start in Michigan

Unequal opportunity begins at birth. Not all Michigan babies are born in good health, and the risk of an unhealthy birth is greater among low-income and less-educated mothers. Read Right Start in Michigan 2014 for a closer look at maternal and infant well-being. 

Kids Count in Michigan

Kids Count in Michigan is part of a broad national effort to measure the well-being of children at the state and local levels, and use that information to shape efforts to improve the lives of children. For more information, the 2015 Data Book and county profiles visit the Kids Count website