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SVDP Helpline

Our Helpline assists people who need help with basic needs such as food, clothing, rent, utilities, etc.

Volunteer With Us

Having people lend a hand in service to neighbors is the “core” of what we do.

Mission Statement

Compelled to action by the convictions of our founders, St. Vincent de Paul of Seattle|King County joins the community to listen, engage, and build relationships that assist and advocate for individuals and families to meet basic needs and achieve stability and self-sufficiency.

Yaqueline, A Centro Rendu of SVdP Family Story

By Nicci Noteboom | May 23, 2022

Thank you for sharing this moment with us! Our 2022 Blue Dress “back in-person” event at Seattle University was a wonderful success! Relive the moment!…

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Community collaboration helps neighbor

By Nicci Noteboom | March 4, 2022

“Let us allow God to act; He brings things to completion when we least expect it.” — St. Vincent de Paul  Kris struggled to keep up…

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Let us do without hesitation whatever good lies at our hands

By Nicci Noteboom | February 25, 2022

Let us do without hesitation whatever good lies at our hands. — Frédéric Ozanam  Our Vincentian volunteers are the heart and soul of our mission. They…

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Planting seeds of encouragement

By Nicci Noteboom | February 18, 2022

“God allows us to give rise to the practice of two beautiful virtues: perseverance, which leads us to attain the goal, and constancy, which helps…

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St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) officials say, “One verifiable method of reducing homelessness in Seattle is to have a system in place that anticipates a potential eviction, coordinates decision making and resources, and stops this action from occurring.”

St. Vincent de Paul home visits help people recognize they have self-worth. Our work is about preservation of families, listening to them, holding them together and affirming their human dignity.


Neighbors helped by SVdP programs


Phone and online requests for help


Households served at Georgetown Food Bank


of every dollar donated supports SVdP programs


Volunteer hours at all locations


People helped by neighborhood-based volunteers

Data for Fiscal Year 2019-2020