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


February 5, 2020
Our 2020 Annual National Formation assembly (ANF) and the statutory meeting will take place in Calgary on June 25-27, 2020. This is a wonderful opportunity to increase our knowledge of various topics related to the work of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul. Click on the title for more information.
February 3, 2020
For the fourth year in a row, our colleague Renato Lima De Oliveira, 16th General President of the society of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, has published the circular letter through which he addresses directly to all colleagues in the world, Offering each topic of reflection. Click on the title to access the circular letter online.


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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