St Vincent de Paul Society

St Vincent de Paul Society

Charity information

St Vincent de Paul Society

The SVP aims to provide support and help to disadvantaged and marginalised people through person-to-person contact without differentiation on the grounds of creed, age, gender, ethnicity or nationality. It is committed to alleviating poverty in all its forms whilst also addressing its root causes where it can.
The SVP runs a variety of projects including furniture stores, hostels, holiday schemes, children’s summer camps and support centres. The Society currently has 10,000 volunteers, known as members, who carry around 600,000 recorded visits each year to disadvantaged individuals.