What is the Biggest Misconception About Refugees?

What is the biggest misconception about refugees?  Refugees are people who “owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group, or political opinion” have left their country of origin and are unable to return in fear of their safety. The staff of St. Vincent…

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How Can I Get Involved With Refugee Services?

Get involved with refugee services at St. Vincent Catholic Charities. If you have a strong desire to getting involved and assist Lansing’s refugee population, visit http://stvcc.org/services/refugee-services/getting-involved. STVCC Refugee Services is the only resettlement program for adult individuals and families in the Lansing Area. Since the program’s inception in the 1970’s, STVCC Refugee Services has resettled…

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Meet the STVCC Refugee Services Staff

St. Vincent Catholic Charities Refugee Services staff has a diverse background of individuals from across the globe. Many staff members originally came to the United States as refugees and seek to help those who come from similar circumstances. STVCC Refugee Services is the only resettlement program for adult individuals and families in the Lansing Area….

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What is the Biggest Challenge Working With Refugees?

Patience and empathy are the two most important skills when working with refugees. Many come from very difficult situations and face a steep learning curve when arriving to a new country. STVCC Refugee Services is the only resettlement program for adult individuals and families in the Lansing Area. Since the program’s inception in the 1970’s,…

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What is the Most Rewarding Part Working with Refugees?

The most rewarding part working with refugees is helping refugees grow and witnessing the successes that each individual achieves. STVCC Refugee Services is the only resettlement program for adult individuals and families in the Lansing Area. Since the program’s inception in the 1970’s, STVCC Refugee Services has resettled more than 17,000 refugees to the Lansing…

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Why Is It Important to Serve Refugees?

It is important to serve refugees in order to help the most vulnerable. Each refugee needs support from everyone in the community in order to thrive on their own. STVCC Refugee Services is the only resettlement program for adult individuals and families in the Lansing Area. Since the program’s inception in the 1970’s, STVCC Refugee…

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St. Vincent Catholic Charities: Bringing Families Together

St. Vincent Catholic Charities has been bringing families together for over 60 years through Adoption, Foster Care, Counseling, Refugee Resettlement, a Children’s Home and an Immigration Law Clinic. If you are interested in getting involved with any of our services, contact us at  (517) 323-4734.

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STVCC: Mid Michigan’s Refugee Resettlement Agency

St. Vincent Catholic Charities is the designated refugee resettlement agency for adults and families in mid-Michigan, resettling refugees since the 1970s. Through a federal government program we assist with the basic essentials to welcome refugees to the Lansing community and help them reach self-sufficiency.

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St. Vincent Catholic Charities: Transforming Lives

St. Vincent Catholic Charities has been transforming lives for over 60 years. If you are interested in getting involved with STVCC, contact us today at (517) 323-4734.

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2015 Holiday Giving Commercial

The 2015 Holiday Giving Commercial was produced by FOX 47, with the help anchor Sarah Swistak.  The “Be An Angel” Holiday Giving Drive is one of our largest donation drives of the year. During the drive, members of the community can pickup “Be An Angel” tags at Holiday Giving Trees at the Lansing Mall and…

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