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 14 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.

  • Serving People

    The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul helps more than 350,000 people each year, including over 160,000 children.

    • More than 150,000 home visits
    • More than 3,500 inmate visits
    • Over 2,300 children sent to summer camp
    • Over $110,000,000 worth of merchandise given to assist people and families
    • Assistance to refugees and immigrants

    More details here.


  • Jumelage

    In the past year, 164 Canadian twinned conferences and councils sent more than $ 170,000 to conferences and councils in 20 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.

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


January 10, 2020
The bushfires continue to ravage parts of Australia with thousands of people and millions of animals continuing to be in danger, being displaced, and requiring assistance.  Claire Victory, National President, SSVP Australia,  issued a statement with a call for assistance.Click on title to read more.
December 16, 2019
The Christmas Story as Home Visits - This story begins when the angel Gabriel announces to Mary that she will be the mother of Jesus, the Son of God. Immediately, without hesitation, she embarks on a journey to visit her cousin Elizabeth, already in her 3rd trimester, to provide her with some much-needed assistance. Imagine this being a person-to-person home visit.  Click on title to read more.


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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