Society of Saint Vincent de Paul - National Council of Canada

  • Au Nord du 60e
    North of 60

    Since 2008, the SSVP has been present in Northern Canada. Every summer, we ship sea containers to 12 northern communities in need.

    These containers include:

    • food
    • clothing
    • household items
    • sports and leisure articles
    • building material
    • and several other articles ...

    Click here for details.

  • Jumelage

    In the past year, 148 Canadian twinned conferences and councils sent more than $ 160,000 to conferences and councils in 19 countries.

    In addition to food, material and medical assistance, the funds are used for several projects:

    • ​tricycles for street market
    • prekindergarten
    • potable water
    • sewing classes
    • beekeeping
    • and many others…

    Click here for details.

  • Windsor
    AGA 2019

    The 48th Annual General Meeting will be held from Wednesday, June 19 to Sunday, June 23, 2019, in Windsor, Ontario.
    Visit our page AGA 2019, for more information on:

    • Registration Form
    • Accommodation
    • Promotional code for Air Canada.

    Come back often for up to date information on the program and workshops that will be offered.

    More details here.


  • Serving People

    The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul helps more than 125,000 children and more than 200,000 adults each year.

    • More than 225,000 home visits
    • More than 325,000 people helped
    • More than 3,000 inmate visits
    • Material help (clothes, accessories, furniture)
    • Assistance to refugees and immigrants

    More details here.


Atlantic Regional Council
Nova Scotia - New Brunswick - Prince Edward Island - Newfoundland and Labrador
Quebec Regional Council
Ontario Regional Council
Western Regional Council
Alberta - Saskatchewan - Manitoba - Northwest Territories - Nunavut
BC and Yukon Regional Council
British Columbia - Yukon


June 7, 2019
Congratulations to Ellen Schryburt who received the Lieutenant Governor's Outstanding Achievement Medal. The Lieutenant Governor awards this medal in recognition of the outstanding achievements of a person or organization. Click on title for more.
June 5, 2019
The AGA registration is open until the end of this week. The registration deadline is June 10th. If you haven't registered yet, be sure to do so through the form on our webpage.  Click on title to read more.


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The society is present in 153 countries with more than 800 000 members worldwide.Number of volunteer hours donated in Canada last year: 1 674 217Number of people served in Canada last year: 325 410Number of homes visited in Canada last year: 226 485Number of children served in Canada last year: 112 823Number of inmates visited in Canada last year: 3 034

SSVP Across Canada

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is a lay Catholic organization whose mission is: To live the Gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice and joy. The Mission of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul implies that as Vincentians, we see Christ in anyone who suffers, come together as a family, have personal contact with the poor and help in all possible ways