Our Mission:
To provide opportunities to children, youth and families to become more responsible for their own lives and to strengthen their relationships with others.

Our Vision: 

To create bright futures for children, their families and communities.


“What makes Highfields unique is the culture. They welcome you and make you feel comfortable opening up without pressure. Highfields helps students get to where they need to be.”

Jordan, former Residential Student

Read his story here

Recent Stories

  • Board Leadership
    Nan Norwood is a Highfields Board Member who is wrapping up her 6-year term.  She was first introduced to Highfields after college when she worked as a Residential Counselor in Onondaga. After a short time with Highfields, Nan utilized her sociology degree by becoming a probation officer and worked her way up through the Department of Corrections. Eventually, Nan was …
  • Taking Initiative
    Alex is a high school student, and a mentor for Highfields’ Reaching Higher program at Springport Middle School. He joined Reaching Higher when he was in 5th grade. Alex says that the program helped him come out of his shell. He wasn’t a very social person, but by the time 7th grade rolled around he was taking initiative and helping …
  • Telling Their Stories
    On October 11th, our staff, board members, and donors gathered at the Kellogg Center for our annual Strengthening Families Breakfast. Throughout the program we had several speakers, including two clients, who shared personal stories of how their lives were changed through Highfields’ programs. Mary Jo, a mother, spoke about her journey with her adopted son. Sara, also a mother, spoke …
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5123 Old Plank Rd
Onondaga, MI 49264
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Lansing, MI 48910
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Jackson, MI 49202
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204 S Highlander Way
Howell, MI 48843
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Hillsdale, MI 49242