refugee services

“I have personally experienced many of the challenges my communities face. I once was homeless; been denied entrance to schools because of my deafness; and in Somalia experienced wars, violence and starvation.” – Bakar Ali

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

STVCC Refugee Services facilitates the resettlement process by:

  • Picking up refugee clients from the airport
  • Locating safe and affordable housing
  • Providing furniture, basic household items, and food
  • Providing English as a second language classes
  • Enrolling children in school
  • Transporting and assistance for health screenings and medical follow-up
  • Providing extensive cultural orientation, financial literacy
  • Applying for necessary documents & programs funded through the U.S. Department of State
  • Employment services, and more.

Contact Us To Learn More!

(517) 323.4734 ext. 1424

MONDAY – FRIDAY: 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.