Churches of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

Site: Guelph

Contact Information
Alternate Name St Vincent de Paul
Description (Site) Activities at various church locations; assistance received mainly through in-home visits
Located In Community Guelph
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; primarily visits clients in their homes; Basilica of Our Lady also visits with people living in shelters at the Drop In Centre
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Society of the Roman Catholic faith that provides support to people and families in need.
Description (Service) Provides emergency assistance for those in need:  
* vouchers for free food 
* food pantry 
* clothing 
* furniture or household items 
* furniture delivery available (cost may apply, call for information) 
* to donate items contact Society of Saint Vincent de Paul Thrift Store 
The Society operates from the following churches. Contact each church to receive emergency assistance: 
* Basilica of Our Lady Conference (office 519-824-3951, assistance 519-654-3575) 
* Sacred Heart Conference (519-822-8944) 
* St John Conference (office 519-824-7311, vouchers 519-831-1112) 
* St Joseph-Fergus Conference (519-843-2006) 
* St Joseph-Guelph Conference (519-836-6806)
Hours By appointment with the Society that serves the location of client's permanent residence
Areas Served Fergus ; Guelph
Boundaries Within the service area for the church - call for information
Eligibility People in need who reside within the Society's church boundaries
Application Call church office for appointment with a Society of Saint Vincent de Paul member
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Funding Donations ; each Catholic church conducts a collection once per month for the Society's benefit * donations assist those living within their church boundaries * donations also received through In Memorial donations (cards available at funeral homes) and the CanadaHelps website * bequests may also be directed to the Society
Service Categories Food Donation Programs ; Food Vouchers ; General Clothing Provision ; Household Goods Vouchers