Category: Adoption & Foster Care

Message from the CEO: Our Work on Behalf of Children

Dear Friends, Not one of us would dispute the fact that our children, the ones that are in our lives naturally through God’s blessing, or those that enter our lives here at St. Vincent Catholic Charities, are a most precious gift that needs to be held close and safe. We do our best to help…

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A Call to Foster Care

A Call to Foster Care Nikki and her husband believe deeply that they have received God’s call, which would be achieved through foster care. Inspired first on a mission trip in 2005 to Jamaica, they saw so many children needing care. They considered adopting, but felt their financial circumstances were not the best for an…

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Foster Care Parent Nikki’s Original Blog

My Journey as a Foster mom: Immeasurable Love Found In Unexpected Places By Nikki (a foster parent licensed by St. Vincent Catholic Charities) God first stirred a passion in me that I had not felt before on a mission trip to St. Ann’s Bay Jamaica in 2005. I stood in the school yard with dozens…

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Dave Drayton – Board Volunteer – Big Heart

Dave Drayton is a big man with an even bigger heart.  In 2013 we profiled the volunteer work that Dave was doing at the Children’s Home which was part of his mission journey to complete his process to become a Deacon in the Catholic Diocese of Lansing.  Recently Dave Drayton expanded his volunteerism at St….

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National Adoption Month!

NOVEMBER is National Adoption Month and at STVCC we are working hard to find forever families for the foster children we serve.  The numbers do not lie.  According to the Michigan Department of Human Services, there are more than 13,000 children living in the state’s foster care system and 3,ooo of them are available for…

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