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CityLinC connects children and youth to loving families, families to secure futures, individuals to caring community, and community to personal faith. Our name stands for "City Living in Christ."


70 Calhoun St.

Battle Creek, MI 49017

Phone: (269) 969-9181



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The People Who Keep Our Mission Going

Dedicated Staff, Caring Board Members and Dozens of Volunteers

CityLinC has a paid staff of about a dozen people, including both full-time and part-time employees. They come with a wide range of talents, educational backgrounds and professional certifications. We are guided by a committed nonprofit Board of Directors. Each year, more than 100 volunteers contribute their time and skills to our work in the community.

CityLinC Leadership Team

CityLinC Board of Directors

Dwayne Kelly, CityLinC Chairperson, Social Worker at V.A. Hospital

Ron Kenney, Vice-Chair, Pastor

Ralph Moore, CityLinC Treasurer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Tim Mitchell, CityLinC Secretary/Financial Advisor
Sue Crawford, Exp. Realty
Joe Sanders, Adult Foster Care

Felicia Mares, W.K. Kellogg Company

Dale Boyer, CityLinC Executive Director

Other CityLinC Staff

Danielle Robbins, Foster Care & Adoption Specialist

Julia Miklusicak, Foster Care & Adoption Specialist

Brenna Tanner, Foster Care Specialist 

Jamay Horton, Licensing Specialist

Kari Hanson,  Adoption & Licensing Specialist

Brionna Mielke, Adoption Specialist

Elizabeth Petersen, Executive Assistant

Abby Green, Bookkeeper

Mike Howard, Chaplain

Ron Clements Jr. Team Leader Second Wind Handyman

Learn More

To ask a question or send us an e-mail message, please click here now, Or call 269-969-9181. To learn more about us, we invite you to explore our website and visit us on social media.  We also invite you to volunteer your time or make a tax-deductible contribution to support our continuing mission to the community. And don't forget to visit our online photo gallery. Welcome!

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