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St. Vincent de Paul Society

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General Agency Information
Name:St. Vincent de Paul Society
Address:P.O. Box 4103
Santa Cruz, CA  95063
Primary Phone:831-423-7837
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 the needy. Individuals can call our Need Line for help with food, financial assistance and/or referrals to other agencies.

The SVDP District Council of Santa Cruz County is a grouping of SVDP Conferences based in Catholic churches in the Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Capitola/Soquel and Scotts Valley areas. The Council oversees Conference activities and maintains spiritual unity and communications.

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

FUNDING SOURCE: The Conferences are funded primarily through special Sunday collections held five times per year in their Catholic parishes. Other donations are occasionally received, for example, through bequests or car donations. All funds are used to assist local adults and families in need. In Santa Cruz County, SVDP is staffed entirely by volunteers which keeps costs down.
Programs:Local Food Pantries
call Need Line for details, 831-423-0878:
Our Lady Star of the Sea, 515 Frederick St., Santa Cruz
San Agustin, 257 Glenwood Dr., Scotts Valley
St. Joseph, 435 Monterey Ave., Capitola
St. Patrick, P.O Box 575, Watsonville
Volunteer Info:In Santa Cruz County, SVDP is staffed entirely by volunteers who assist in pantries, respond to Need Line calls, make home visits, and perform other tasks. To obtain information about being a volunteer, please leave a message on the Need Line, 831-423-0878, and staff will get back to you.
Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Not Applicable
Public Transportation:Not Available
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:See Description Notes

Susan Cabrera
President, Board of Directors

Subject Headings
 Emergency Food
Food Distribution
Food Pantries
Private Nonprofits
Temporary Financial Aid
This record last modified November 21, 2015

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