Re-entry Programs for Former Prisoners, a New Chance
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Reciprocal Encounter

home visits, food banks, outreach: reflections on putting reciprocal encounter at the heart of the SSVP’s action.

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185 years of charity and love alongside those who suffer

Our History

The SSVP: 185 years old and still growing!

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul is constantly expanding to reach out to the poor in ever more countries...

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The Society of St Vincent de Paul is:

A Catholic lay association

A Catholic lay association

a mission and values

a mission and values

A presence in 153 countries

A presence in 153 countries

Key figures

30 Million

people helped in the world

800 K



years of existence



What we do


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