With the passing of the Families First Prevention Services Act, changes to ETV eligibility went into effect on October 1, 2018. Students are now be able to access ETV until their 26th birthday, however, will only be able access ETV for 5 fiscal years.
About Samaritas and ETV
Funding for the Michigan Education and Training Voucher program is administered by
Samaritas has been providing a wide variety of services to the people of Michigan since 1934. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Samaritas serves all people without regard to religion, race, nationality or ethnicity. Samaritas is the largest private foster care agency in Michigan. The agency also provides programs for senior adults, refugees, homeless families and persons with disabilities. Visit
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