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St. Vincent Catholic Charities– Foster Care and Adoption Orientation

Date(s) & Time:

Thu, Sep 7 2023, 6 - 8pm
Thu, Sep 21 2023, 6 - 8pm
Thu, Oct 5 2023, 6 - 8pm
Thu, Oct 19 2023, 6 - 8pm
Thu, Nov 2 2023, 6 - 8pm
Thu, Nov 16 2023, 6 - 8pm
Thu, Dec 7 2023, 6 - 8pm
Thu, Dec 21 2023, 6 - 8pm


Who is the best person at your agency to contact if we have questions about the information on this form or future support groups?

Primary:  Chicquita Cargor (; 517-323-4734 x1612); Alternate contact: Nikki Sepolen (; 517-323-4734 x1608)

STVCC holds FC & AD orientation in-person at the agency on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 6pm – 8pm.  RSVP is required.

Online orientation for FC and AD can be scheduled at a time that works for the individual/family by contacting Nikki Sepolen.

All counties served by agency: Ingham, Eaton, Clinton, Shiawassee, Washtenaw.  (For adoption orientation we serve families w/in 80 miles on a case-by-case basis.)

Are your orientations meant for all of these counties? Or will you be hosting separate orientations for each county/some counties? Foster Care - All counties listed above; Adoption– geographical area within 80 miles of agency.

Platform used for virtual orientations (Zoom? Teams? Etc. (if applicable)): Zoom and MS Teams

How do families access virtual orientations? Would you like the link posted online? Link is sent to families via email when they schedule the orientation with Nikki Sepolen. 

Location of in-person orientations (if applicable): St. Vincent Catholic Charities, 2800 W. Willow Street, Lansing, MI 48917

Who should families contact with questions about orientation/to RSVP?  

Foster Care Licensing– Chicquita Cargor (; 517-323-4734 x1612);

Adoption Orientation & Online Foster Care Orientation– Nikki Sepolen (; 517-323-4734 x1608)

Do families need to RSVP for orientation prior to attending? RSVP is required