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Michigan Homeschool Support Groups

By: Andrea Dillon 

Homeschooling is a grand adventure for both parents and children. One of the first steps when deciding to homeschool is to reach out to local homeschoolers for support, comradery, and interactions. Below we have different Michigan co-ops and Michigan homeschool groups to help get you started on your homeschooling journey. 

Navigate the page by clicking the sections below to go to statewide, regional, and local groups by county.  To have your group listed please add the information in the comments below or contact me here. 

Michigan Statewide Homeschool Groups  Michigan Regional Homeschool Groups  Michigan Homeschool Groups By County 
Secular Michigan Homeschool Groups

 

Michigan Statewide Homeschool Groups 

Statewide homeschool groups can help you find different resources that are available throughout the state. These groups can help locate local homeschool groups, co-op homeschool groups, and virtual homeschool groups in Michigan. 

 

Michigan Secular Homeschoolers

“This group is for secular homeschoolers in Michigan, it was not designed for online public school/distance or remote learning. We gladly welcome those using co-ops or partnerships but teaching their children the core subjects themselves.”

 

 

Michigan Regional Groups 

Some homeschool support groups and co-ops offer their services to multiple counties in the state. These groups have been sorted into regional groups.

 

North Michigan Homeschool Groups Central Michigan Homeschool Groups  South Michigan Homeschool Groups 

 

North Michigan Homeschool Groups

Homeschool Enrichment Network (HEN)

“The mission of the Homeschool Enrichment Network (HEN) is to give all homeschool students in Northern Michigan the opportunity to learn and grow in a positive group environment.”

 

Homeschooling in Northern Michigan

“This is an all-inclusive group created to connect Northern Michigan Homeschooling families. We accept members regardless of their religious preferences, schooling/unschooling style, and/or their part time public school participation. Our goal is to arrange gatherings, field trips, classes and other activities; as well as share experiences and advice. Events are open to all homeschoolers.”

 

Central Michigan Homeschool Groups

Home For All

“Home for All provides a connection for home- educating families in the central Michigan area. Inclusive in nature, we promote community by respecting our inherent diversity and by celebrating the unity found in our common goal of educating our children with excellence and love.”

 

 

South Michigan Homeschool Groups

 

Explorers Homeschool

“Explorers is a Christian homeschool cooperative in southeastern Michigan, established in 1984. Explorers offers many quality parent-led and professional classes for grades K – 12.”

 

OASIS

“OASIS is a support group for Homeschool families in Southwest Michigan.  We meet each month (Sept – May) for a Mom’s meeting where we explore different homeschool topics.”

 

 

Michigan County Groups 

Most homeschooling families are looking for the direct personal connection that local homeschooling groups can provide. Below are Michigan homeschool groups and Michigan co-ops sorted by county. 

 

Alcona Alger Allegan Alpena Antrim Arenac
Baraga Barry Bay Benzie Berrien Branch
Calhoun Cass Charlevoix Cheboygan Chippewa Clare
Clinton Crawford Delta Dickinson Eaton Emmet
Genesee Gladwin Gogebic Grand Traverse Gratiot Hillsdale
Houghton Huron Ingham Ionia Iosco Iron
Isabella Jackson Kalamazoo Kalkaska Kent Keweenaw
Lake Lapeer Leelanau Lenawee Livingston Luce
Mackinac Macomb Manistee Marquette Mason Mecosta
Menominee Midland Missaukee Monroe Montcalm Montmorency
Muskegon Newaygo Oakland Oceana Ogemaw Ontonagon
Osceola Oscoda Otsego Ottawa Presque Isle Roscommon
Saginaw Sanilac Schoolcraft Shiawassee St. Clair St. Joseph
Tuscola Van Buren Washtenaw Wayne Wexford

 

Alcona

Alger

 

Allegan

West Michigan Homeschoolers

“We are a local group for sharing resources, events and activities, knowledge and lifestyle discussions, and friendships! Sales of homeschool-related items are allowed, including curriculum, sports items and musical instruments.”

 

Alpena

Cooperative Of Alpena-Area Christian Homeschoolers

Homeschool co-op in Alpena. 

Antrim

Arenac

Baraga

 

Barry

Agape Homeschool Group

“Agape Homeschool Group is a Christ-Centered Community that works to provide a variety of ways to connect, support, and encourage homeschool families within Ionia, Kent, Barry, Montcalm and surrounding counties. Agape is passionate about offering members and non-members educational, extracurricular, and social opportunities by serving each other through our strengths.”

 

Homeschooling Families Barry/Eaton Co. & surrounding areas

“This group is primarily for Homeschool Families in the Barry county and surrounding areas. I would like to keep it to Hastings, Nashville, Vermontville, Lake Odessa, Sunfield areas.”

 

Bay

Bay City Home Schoolers

“Bay City, Michigan… The intent of this group is to gather home schoolers in and around Bay City… Home schoolers from other cities are welcome, but we would like to plan meetings and get togethers in Bay City.”

 

Benzie

 

Berrien

Berrien Springs Parent Partnership

“Berrien Springs School District has an outstanding track record of creating phenomenal, unprecedented programs reaching students of all ages and abilities for its own community and beyond.  Why are we called a “Parent Partnership?”  Because BSPS believes that every student is unique, and that education can be adapted to fill the unique needs of students and their families.  BSPS is not just a school of choice, it is a district of choices.  We realize that students are best served with a variety of choices, and support your decision to choose the type of schooling that suits your student and family best.”

Branch

 

Calhoun

Battle Creek Secular Homeschoolers

“This secular group is for sharing local and secular resources with local homeschoolers from Battle Creek, Marshall, and surrounding area. Spiritual families are welcome, as long as you choose to homeschool using secular materials.”

 

Cass

Charlevoix

Cheboygan

Chippewa

 

Clare

Isabella and Clare County Mi Buy Sell Trade Giveaway

“Spread the word and feel free to share the page with everyone. Post anything you want to buy, sell, trade or giveaway!! “

Clinton

 

Crawford

Crawford County Homeschoolers

“This is a group for homeschoolers in Crawford County Michigan to get together to socialize, have fun, share ideas and hopefully friendships.”

Delta

Dickinson

 

Eaton

CHESS Lansing Homeschoolers

“Christian Home Educators’ Support System (CHESS) was founded in the fall of 1993 as a co-operative effort on the part of a few Lansing area home educating families who realized that by working together and sharing the load, we could all benefit tremendously!  We are currently serving over 300 families from all over the greater Lansing area and beyond!”

 

Eaton County Area Homeschoolers

“This group is built on a nonreligious foundation; however, anyone is welcome! Once this group grows and becomes organized, we will start scheduling activities and field trips.”

 

Homeschooling Families Barry/Eaton Co. & surrounding areas

“This group is primarily for Homeschool Families in the Barry county and surrounding areas. I would like to keep it to Hastings, Nashville, Vermontville, Lake Odessa, Sunfield areas.”

 

Lansing Area Homeschool Families

“We are an inclusive group made up of both religious and secular homeschoolers. We strongly encourage respect for all of our members, regardless of beliefs and/or methods.”

 

Lansing homeschoolers

“This is a group of homeschoolers from Mid-Michigan that started over 14 years ago.”

 

Lansing Teen Homeschoolers

“This is a group to organize teen activities for homeschoolers in the Lansing Area. All homeschool teens are welcome, this is an inclusive group.”

 

Emmet

 

Genesee

Flint Baptist Homeschoolers

Baptist homeschool group in Flint. 

 

Genesee County Homeschoolers

“This is a group created to network local homeschool families. My mission here is to bring homeschoolers together for fun, support and non judgmental advice sharing.”

 

Oakland/Lapeer/Genesee County Homeschool Moms

Homeschool mom group for Oakland, Lapeer, and Genesee. 

 

Gladwin

Gogebic

Grand Traverse

Gratiot

Hillsdale

Houghton

Huron

 

Ingham

CHESS Lansing Homeschoolers

“Christian Home Educators’ Support System (CHESS) was founded in the fall of 1993 as a co-operative effort on the part of a few Lansing area home educating families who realized that by working together and sharing the load, we could all benefit tremendously!  We are currently serving over 300 families from all over the greater Lansing area and beyond!”

 

Lansing homeschoolers

“This is a group of homeschoolers from Mid-Michigan that started over 14 years ago.”

 

Lansing Teen Homeschoolers

“This is a group to organize teen activities for homeschoolers in the Lansing Area. All homeschool teens are welcome, this is an inclusive group.”

 

Ionia

Agape Homeschool Group

“Agape Homeschool Group is a Christ-Centered Community

that works to provide a variety of ways to connect, support, and encourage homeschool families within Ionia, Kent, Barry, Montcalm and surrounding counties. Agape is passionate about offering members and non-members educational, extracurricular, and social opportunities by serving each other through our strengths.”

Iosco

Iron

 

Isabella

Isabella and Clare County Mi Buy Sell Trade Giveaway

“Spread the word and feel free to share the page with everyone. Post anything you want to buy, sell, trade or giveaway!! “

 

Jackson

 Jackson Area Home Educators

“Jackson Area Home Educators (JAHE, or “Jay-Hee”) was founded as a Christian organization with the goal of meeting the needs of the home educators in the Jackson County, Michigan and surrounding area.”

 

Kalamazoo

West Michigan Homeschoolers

“We are a local group for sharing resources, events and activities, knowledge and lifestyle discussions, and friendships! Sales of homeschool-related items are allowed, including curriculum, sports items and musical instruments.”

Kalkaska

 

Kent

Agape Homeschool Group

“Agape Homeschool Group is a Christ-Centered Community

that works to provide a variety of ways to connect, support, and encourage homeschool families within Ionia, Kent, Barry, Montcalm and surrounding counties. Agape is passionate about offering members and non-members educational, extracurricular, and social opportunities by serving each other through our strengths.”

 

GRACE Home School Association

“GRACE Home School Association

Greetings! GRACE Home School Organization is a non-profit organization established in 1994, seeking to enable families to home school their children in grades K-12 by offering classes that could be challenging to teach in the home. We are located in Grandville, MI and serve the greater Grand Rapids and surrounding areas.”

 

GRAIN – Grand Rapids Area Inclusive Network for Homeschoolers

“GRAIN exists to provide support, encouragement, and information for homeschoolers in an inclusive social environment.”

HSB

“HSB, Inc. has been providing information, educational resources and networking opportunities for families in Michigan since 1999. We are proud to continue having a tremendously wide reaching and positive impact in our community.”

 

Learning Together Homeschool Group of Grand Rapids

“For families in Grand Rapids, MI and the metro area, this is a place to share ideas and resources, ask questions, coordinate field trips, and give support to each other on our home educating journey.”

 

West Michigan Homeschoolers

“We are a local group for sharing resources, events and activities, knowledge and lifestyle discussions, and friendships! Sales of homeschool-related items are allowed, including curriculum, sports items and musical instruments.”

Keweenaw

Lake

 

Lapeer

Lapeer County Homeschool Swap & Information

“Along with the fun buying & selling homeschool books, supplies, and educational materials you can gain information on groups and events in your homeschooling community.”

 

Oakland/Lapeer/Genesee County Homeschool Moms

Homeschool mom group for Oakland, Lapeer, and Genesee. 

Leelanau

Lenawee

Livingston

Luce

Mackinac

 

Macomb

Michigan Cyber Academy

“Michigan Cyber Academy is an all online high school accredited by the state of Michigan providing excellent instruction for students who prefer to work at their own pace at home. Students can earn their high school diploma online in their own space using our up to date learning technology.”

 

The Academy

“The Academy is a one day-a-week program where your kids can take classes and build friendships with other homeschoolers.”

Manistee

Marquette

Mason

Mecosta

Menominee

 

Midland

Christian Home Educators of Midland Ministry (CHEMinistry)

“We are the Christian Home Educators of Midland Ministry, Inc. We are a Midland-based, Christian, nonprofit home school support group that serves over 170 families in Mid-Michigan.”

Missaukee

Monroe

 

Montcalm

Agape Homeschool Group

“Agape Homeschool Group is a Christ-Centered Community

that works to provide a variety of ways to connect, support, and encourage homeschool families within Ionia, Kent, Barry, Montcalm and surrounding counties. Agape is passionate about offering members and non-members educational, extracurricular, and social opportunities by serving each other through our strengths.”

Montmorency

 

Muskegon

Muskegon Homeschoolers

“This group exists to connect homeschoolers around the Muskegon area.”

Newaygo

 

Oakland

Oakland County homeschool (MI)

“Join us if you’re homeschooling or plan to! This group is for parents as well as home school students.”

 

Oakland/Lapeer/Genesee County Homeschool Moms

Homeschool mom group for Oakland, Lapeer, and Genesee. 

 

REACH Homeschool Group

“We are a diverse and inclusive support group open to all families that homeschool. With this in mind, we actively promote the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion to create a culture that is welcoming and respectful to all. As a homeschool group, we value and respect our different educational philosophies and we expect all members of Reach to respect each family’s chosen homeschool method.”

Oceana

Ogemaw

Ontonagon

 

Osceola

Osceola County Christian Homeschoolers

“A Community where we can all learn, grow and share all things homeschool related with like minded Christian families.”

Oscoda

 

Otsego

West Michigan Homeschoolers

“We are a local group for sharing resources, events and activities, knowledge and lifestyle discussions, and friendships! Sales of homeschool-related items are allowed, including curriculum, sports items and musical instruments.”

Ottawa

Presque Isle

Roscommon

 

Saginaw

Saginaw (MI) Homeschooling Families

“We are a group for Saginaw (MI) area homeschooling families. We are a loose association of families of all types and spread vastly across the continuum of homeschooling.”

Sanilac

Schoolcraft

Shiawassee

Shiawassee Home School Families

“THIS GROUP IS FOR GETTING TOGETHER WITH OTHER HOME SCHOOLED FAMILIES IN SHIAWASSEE COUNTY AND SURROUNDING AREAS!”

St. Clair

Christian Home Educators of the Blue Water Area

“For more than 20 years, the Christian Home Educators of the Blue Water Area (CHEBWA) has existed as a Christian support group for families who homeschool in and around Port Huron, Michigan.”

 

Michigan St. Clair County Homeschoolers

“Our goal is to create a place where all homeschoolers, regardless of faith, race, family status, etc. can go to and feel as though they belong. We really want ALL homeschoolers to feel at home with us. For this reason we ask that the *hot* topics like Religion and Politics stay off the boards.”

 

St. Clair County Michigan Homeschooling Resource

“The guidelines for the group are simple. I ask that you be an actual homeschooling parent in the St. Clair County or Northern Macomb County region.”

St. Joseph

Tuscola

Van Buren

Washtenaw

Homeschoolers of Ann Arbor

“We are a family-oriented, inclusive, secular, member-driven, 4-H group for homeschooling families in and around Ann Arbor. Our group is committed to building a close-knit, diverse community dedicated to raising and educating our children primarily outside institutional environments.”

 

Ypsilanti

“An interdenominational Christian learning and sharing cooperative, serving homeschooling families and students.”

Wayne

FISH

“FISH is a homeschooling support group.  Our goal is to provide a social environment wherein parents and their homeschooled children are having fun and developing close friendships to last a lifetime!

Our group is made up of families that homeschool their school age children.  Younger siblings are welcome.  Our families are very diverse in the ways we homeschool, and we are here to support all forms of homeschooling.  Please check with us if we are accepting new members.”

 

Homeschooling in Metro Detroit

“You are welcome to join our Detroit Metro Homeschooling Group.This group is created to provide support and encouragement for Michigan parents who have chosen (or thinking about) a nontraditional approach to education.”

Wexford

 

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