Family and community activities


The St Vincent de Paul Society has support services that are tailored to meet the specific needs of individuals and families and the communities in which they live.

Many of these services fill the gaps in people’s lives in various ways whether it is through the provision of food, funds, companionships or counselling. They help ease the pressures within families and communities.

We also operate a range of accommodation and support initiatives for people who experience homelessness; providing help with issues such as general health concerns, drug and alcohol abuse, employment education and training options, and social exclusion and isolation.

In Victoria, the Society offers: