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The people we serve are at the heart of everything we do.

The St Vincent de Paul Society Victoria has more than 10,000 members and volunteers providing assistance to people whose daily struggles include putting food on the table, paying energy bills and ensuring their children remain at school to obtain an education.

Each person is treated with deep compassion and provided with assistance tailored to their situation.

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Services in Victoria

Cost of Living

Providing support to people struggling with day to day expenses through our network of volunteers who can assist with a variety of issues.


Providing information and referrals for specialised treatment of drug and alcohol dependency and related issues, including counselling, rehabilitation, care and recovery.


Providing a young person with extra support through material assistance by our conferences or with our dedicated one-on-one literacy and maths programs.

Emergency Recovery

Providing coordinated assistance to Victorian areas affected by natural disasters such as bushfire, drought and flood at the time and well after it occurs.

Family Violence

Providing assistance to people escaping domestic or family violence including emergency crisis accommodation and a range of other essential services.


Providing a range of financial advice programs including budgeting as well as support services on a one-on-one basis for people seeking assistance.


Providing food services including groceries, hampers and vouchers to ensure this basic essential is always available and offering friendship where necessary to people in need.

Housing & Homelessness

Providing information, support and resources for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness including accommodation issues.


Providing a listening ear and support for your general health and wellbeing, no matter where you are at in your life or what challenges you are facing.

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