Do you feel like there is nowhere to turn? The Society of St. Vincent de Paul believes strongly in carrying out our mission of living our faith through charitable works and serving those in need. We are committed to serving people in need face to face each and every day. If you or someone you know are in need of assistance in the Denver Metropolitan Area, please look under the "find assistance tab" and contact the Society of St. Vincent de Paul at a Conference listed nearest to your location to begin the process.
- Food programs
- Emergency financial assistance
- Assistance with utility payments
- Emergency transportation
- Disaster relief and victim services
- Rent/mortgage assistance
- Employment services
- Referral service
- Budget counseling
- Nutritional education
- Social justice programs
- Twinning, foreign and domestic
- Prison Ministry
- Embracing the lonely, forgotten, and alienated
- Service to anyone in need
Contact the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conference closest to your location to determine which services and programs are available.
The core values that make up the Society's creed and define the ministry of its members are:
the dignity of the human person
the identification of Jesus with the poor
the preferential option for the poor
Jesus, Evangelizer and Servant of the poor
growth in intimacy with Jesus as a life-long process
poverty in spirit
concern with charity and justice
prayer as essential: personal and communal
the virtue of humility: personal and corporate
the virtue of charity within and outside of the Society
reliance on Divine Providence
History of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Denver
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul has a long and rich history of helping in the Denver Metro area. It was established in Denver in 1878 and has maintained an active presence in human services and relief activities for 139 years. The Society had its humble beginnings at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and now has 24 Conferences in the Denver metropolitan area. Please visit the "Conference" tab for a complete listing of local Conferences.
How to Become a Vincentian
Members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul embrace the charism and spirituality of our Patron Saint, Vincent de Paul. His love and service to the poor are an example for us today to "evangelize the poor" and bring to them the wholeness of the love of Jesus Christ in a broken world. For more information on the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Denver Metro Council and how you can be involved please use the "contact" tab.
139 YEARS OF VINCENTIAN LOVE & SERVICE TO THOSE IN NEED IN DENVER.
“Charity is the paradise of Communities and the soul of the virtues”
St. Vincent de Paul
“Many people like to leave a gift to charity in their will because they want to support the cause (s) that have been important to them during their life. Please consider making a gift to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Denver Metro Council in your last will and testament.”