Society of Saint Vincent de Paul - National Council of Canada

  • North of 60 - Au Nord du 60e
    North of 60
    The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul supports 12 communities in need living in the Canadian Arctic.
  • Twinning-Jumelage
    In the past year, 148 Canadian twinned Conferences and Councils sent more than $ 160,000 to Conferences and Councils in 19 countries.
  • Helping People - Aider les gens
    Serving people
    The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul helps over 125,000 children and over 200,000 adults every year.
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


November 5, 2018
Two weeks left until “World Day of the Poor” on November 18. There is still time to view all our tools and order your customizable poster through our website. Click on title for the link to the World Day of the Poor tools for members.
September 27, 2018
The SSVP is under the patronage of Saint Vincent de Paul, it draws its inspiration from his thoughts and his works. Members strive, in a spirit of justice, charity, mutual help, and solidarity with the poor, and by personal commitment, to ease the hardships of those who suffer. 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