very beginning and throughout the Society’s 175+ years of
existence around the world, home visitations have been at the
core and heart of the work of Vincentians (lay members of the
Society of St. Vincent de Paul).
Although Ozanam, our founder, was open to all forms of
charities and the Society has responded to new and changing
needs by establishing Special
home visitations continue to be the way that most Vincentians
choose to make person-to-person contact with those in need.
visitations have the following characteristics:
are made by a pair of Vincentians to the home of a person
seeking assistance from the Society;
the call for assistance will be directed to the Society's phone
number or to the parish office of the Catholic church in your
numbers can be obtained through our Church
Office, or the Links
the Society is a Catholic organization, we visit and serve
anyone requesting assistance, regardless of religious beliefs
may call the Society for various types of assistance.
Some may need a compassionate ear.
Some may need some emergency assistance in the form of
food vouchers, clothing, or furniture.
Others may need some information that will help them
access appropriate services.