Firecracker Foundation Partnership with STVCC

A new partnership with The Firecracker Foundation through the St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC) Counseling Services is targeting young people who have presented with symptoms which indicate the trauma from sexual abuse. Mental health therapy will be available to children already under the care of STVCC as well as families with children in search of this specialized…

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Oh Our DOG!

It is our pleasure to introduce the newest St. Vincent Catholic Charities employee. Meet “Promise,” the Children’s Home new therapy dog. She has passed all her background checks, clearances, training, and shots and officially began working on May 4th. Promise is a standard poodle trained as a therapy dog by For Better Independence (FBI). As always,…

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STVCC CEO Andrea Seyka

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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St. Vincent Catholic charities Mentor Leigh Ann Warner and Family

Mentor Leigh Ann Warner-St. Vincent Catholic Charities

Mentors are so important to the children served at the St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ Children’s Home.  It is also a great way for volunteers to connect with a child in need and make a positive impact in their lives. Mentor Leigh Ann Warner is using her time and talent to make a difference in a…

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Giving Love for the Holidays

The holidays are always a time of great love for many of us.  We are surrounded by close friends and family members who have all gathered to celebrate the joy of Christmas and hopes of prosperity for the new year.  But for some, the holidays are a difficult time.  That is exactly what one of…

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A Message About Giving- 5 Days of Giving

During our 5 Days of Giving (December 17th through December 21st), there is a special opportunity for you to double your donation to STVCC. Our partner that processes our online donations, Weblink, is offering a 1 to 1 Match for donations received.  You can make a gift TODAY to double your donation and its impact in the…

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Miracle spent some time at St. Vincent's Children's Home and learned some valuable lessons.

Miracle at St. Vincent’s Children’s Home

When children come to the St Vincent’s Children’s Home it is often because they are having some insurmountable difficulty in their first family or their foster family which requires some special intervention.  This is a story of how Miracle came to the Children’s Home and how it changed her life for good. At the very…

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