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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Refugee Services: Here I Have Everything

From refugee to farmer, Bhim embraces his new life. Bhim Dahal is a refugee from Bhutan, who resettled in Lansing in 2010 and has since started his own farm in Mason.  As he says in reference to living in America, “Here I Have Everything.”  To read the full article that appeared in the December 2015…

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St. Vincent Catholic Charities: Providing Help & Creating Hope

Video outlining the life changing work done by St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC) as the agency is providing help & creating hope.  STVCC is a local, charitable, non-profit dedicated to human services in the mid-Michigan area. STVCC partners with children, families and adults living in crisis, and helps them to find hope and safety so…

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2015 Operation Backpack Commercial

Even though it is summer time, we are planning for ‘Back to School’! By joining Operation Backpack, you will help send children in-need back to school equipped with the necessary materials to learn. In addition to our co-chairs Lupe Izzo & Brig Sorber, we’d like to thank sponsors WILX TV-10 and TWO MEN AND A…

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