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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

Paul Minor, Vice-Chairperson, Pastor of Colon New Life Assembly of God

Tim Mitchell, CityLinC Secretary/Treasurer, Fund Developer, Senior Care Partners
Sue Crawford, Pearse Realty
Ricky Perry, Haven of Rest
Cindie Kloosterman, Retired Nurse Educator

Ron Kenney, Pastor at Fellowship Baptist Church

Dale Boyer, CityLinC Executive Director

Other CityLinC Staff

Danielle Robbins, Foster Care Specialist

Julia Mikulusicak, Foster Care Specialist

Sylvia Adsit, Licensing Specialist

Kari Hanson,  Adoption Specialist

Lisa Smotherman, Executive Assistant

Terri Dougherty, Bookkeeper

Mike Howard, Chaplain

Janelle Haynes, Community Relations Director

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To ask a question or send us an e-mail message, please click here now. To learn more about us, we invite you to read our latest newsletter or call our office at (269) 969-9181. (Sign up for free alerts) 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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