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VFW National Home for Children, Family Program


3573 S. Waverly Road
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827

(800) 313-4200




Families who are accepted into our program can live at the National Home in a single family home for up to four years while working with a professional case worker to set goals and make plans for the future. Families also have access to educational, recreational and enrichment opportunities. Community resources and counseling referrals are provided as needed. Free state-certified daycare services are provided free of charge for children five and under.


Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

Intake Process:

Call or visit website for additional information or for specific questions about applying to live at the National Home, please call or email.

Program Fees:

National Home residents can utilize the facility at no cost while working or attending school.




The married or single parent or legal guardian applying for admission must have legal custody of at least one child under the age of 18. Eligibility to apply for admission stems from the child(ren) in the family. The child(ren) must either have:
A parent or grandparent that is a VFW or Auxiliary member or is eligible for membership.
A parent that is a veteran; honorably discharged or still serving in the National Guard or Reserves.

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Date of Official Change:

February 22, 2021


Monetary donations welcome. All gifts are tax-deductible as provided by law and will be acknowledged promptly.

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Physical (Primary)

3573 S. Waverly Road
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827


3573 S. Waverly Road
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827


Frederick Puffenberger

Primary Contact

Executive Director

(517) 663-7023

General Inquiries

Phone Numbers

Toll Free Helpline

(800) 313-4200


(800) 424-8360


(517) 663-3727

Legal Status:

Private, Non-Profit

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