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St. Vincent de Paul Society

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General Agency Information
Name:St. Vincent de Paul Society
Primary Phone:831-423-0878
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Anytime (Answering machine available)
Description:The St. Vincent de Paul Society (SVDP) is a nonprofit organization that provides direct assistance to anyone suffering or in need. We offer a lifeline to those in want of food and clothing, rent assistance, medical aid, help with addiction or incarceration, employment and shelter.

The DISTRICT COUNCIL is a grouping of conferences for the purpose of maintaining spiritual unity and communication within a geographical area. The Santa Cruz District Council was formed in 1969 as a non-profit corporation which joins together all of the conferences within Santa Cruz County.

ELIGIBILITY: Anyone in need. Call, leave address and phone number on machine.

FEES: None with pre-authorized voucher.

FUNDING SOURCE: Most Conferences are funded through special Sunday collections held four times per year in their parishes. These funds are typically returned to local needy families. The Council raises funds through the operation of three thrift stores in the county.
Programs:Local Food Pantries:
Our Lady Star of the Sea, 515 Frederick St., Santa Cruz 438-1458
San Augustin, 257 Glenwood Dr., Scotts Valley 438-3633
St. Joseph, 435 Monterey Ave., Capitola 688-6990
Volunteer Info:To help keep costs low, volunteers are often used as clerks, sorters, truck drivers, and for some management duties like promotion, supervising and merchandising.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:See Description Notes
Subject Headings
Clothing Donation Programs
Donation Drop Off Points
Donation Pickups
Emergency Food
Food Distribution
Private Nonprofits
This record last modified September 2, 2013

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