We make good kids better.



St. Vincent Family Center has been a part of the Central Ohio community for more than 140 years and cares for more than 5,000 children a year. We’re proud of the fact that nine out of ten of those we serve are able to successfully return to their school, family and community – but it’s your support that makes it happen.

We make good kids, better. Join us.

Emergency Pandemic Funding

SVFC has remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic to deliver essential behavioral healthcare services to children and families in need. We are full of gratitude for our community partners who have contributed emergency funding to support our ongoing needs: healthy meals, hand soap, distance learning instruction, IT hardware and systems, medical triage rooms and general organizational operations. Thank you for your commitment to our St. Vincent Family!




SVFC’s IT Transformation Initiative

We are extremely grateful for the corporations and community partners who joined forces to invest in the future of behavioral healthcare at St. Vincent Family Center! With the support of these funders, we have transformed our IT structure and systems and launched a brand new Electronic Health Records system to better serve our community. It is this transformation that has allowed our expert healthcare team to continuing delivering critical behavioral health services to children and families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. This transformation has been vital not just for our St. Vincent Family, but for the health and well-being of our community at large.









The Crane Family              St. Vincent Family Center Board of Trustees           Carver Family Foundation

SVFC’s Virtual School Supply Drive

School looks a lot different for our students this year, but one thing does remain – school isn’t school without school supplies! Can you help us fill our classrooms for the 2020-2021 school year? Here’s what our kiddos need to be successful at St. Vincent Prep Academy: SVFC’s School Supply Wish List

Give with AmazonSmile and a percentage of your purchase will be donated directly to St. Vincent Family Center!

Or donate a financial gift to directly support the classroom needs of our students.

SVFC’s Transportation Initiative


Each day, St. Vincent Family Center ensures that 200 preschool and elementary students arrive at St. Vincent Prep Academy safely and ready to learn. Transportation is often a significant barrier to children receiving the care they so desperately need. Thank you to our dedicated community partners who have financially supported the transportation needs of our little ones in 2019!





Learn more about how you can support our transportation efforts!

SVFC’s Endowment Fund at The Catholic Foundation


Interested in fulfilling the needs of SVFC’s children and families through our Endowment Fund at The Catholic Foundation? Learn how below!

Photo courtesy of Shellee Fisher

Financial Gifts

Did you know:


provides transportation for one month for a Preschool student


supports one graduation ceremony for our Prep Academy students


fills one classroom with school supplies for one year

Your support keeps our 20,000 square-foot, newly updated facility running every day. Our programs provide both in-home and community-based care. We support and train foster families to ensure they can be a positive home to vulnerable children. And our Pre-School and Prep Academies teach kids critical academics and critical behavioral management skills.

Supporting St. Vincent Family Center means supporting these programs, including transportation costs for pre-school children. To make your gift now, visit our secure online giving form. To discuss other financial giving options, please call Deb Huff at (614) 252-0731 ext. 1132.

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In-Kind Donations

Supporting children and families in need is an ongoing mission here at St. Vincent Family Center. We welcome any of the following donations all year round:

  • Underwear (ages 3-13)

  • Socks (3-13)

  • Loose fitting pants (i.e. sweat pants) to be used as a change of pants (ages 3-13)

  • Bed sets (twin size, can be bed-in-a-bag sets)

  • Soft blankets (twin size)

  • Arts and crafts supplies

  • Shoes (ages 3-13)

  • Hair products

  • Personal hygiene items

  • Board games

  • Books

  • Legos

  • Play-Doh

  • Matchbox cars

  • Clock radios

  • Journals

  • Gloves, hats and scarves

  • Age-appropriate toys (ages 3-13)

  • Fast food gift cards

  • School Supplies

We do ask that items such as clothing, bedding and personal care products be new rather than used, to help protect the safety and hygiene of our kids!

For additional items or other in-kind giving questions, please call Deb Huff at (614) 252-0731 ext. 1132.