Our Mission 

See more about what the Society is doing to assist others during the pandemic!  

Growing in Faith

We are a community of volunteers, growing in faith through our person-to-person service to those in need.

Sharing Hope

We believe that our greatest task is to help our neighbors in need by honoring their dignity and by teaching the skills to attain self-sufficiency.

Serving Our Neighbors In Need

We provide food, clothing, rent & utility assistance, life skills and self-sufficiency courses to residents of St. Joseph and Elkhart counties.

Our Programs

  • Home Visitation

  • Food Delivery 

  • Walk-in Pantry

  • Clothing & Household Goods Distribution

  • Sweet Dreams Mattress Ministry for Children

  • Rent & Utility Assistance

  • Micro-Loan Program

  • Needs Assessments

  • Resume Building

  • Job Searches

  • Bridges Out of Poverty:Getting Ahead Classes

  • Financial Foundations Courses

New hours effective March 19, 2020
SVDP Food Distribution
Tuesday and Thursday only
10am - Noon or while supplies last.  
520 Crescent Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617
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See the winners!

NEW Date Change

The seminar has been postponed

until September.

Gospel reflections for Sundays

and Feast Days   Click here!

Be a sponsor, purchase tickets or make a Donation!

Hours for walk-in food and clothing assistance at St. Vincent de Paul 520 Crescent Avenue are:

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Our Location

St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph County

520 Crescent Avenue

South Bend, IN 46617


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