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Society of Saint Vincent de Paul

Site: Ottawa - Mailing Address

Service: Ottawa Central Council

Alternate Name CV19 ; OCR ; Ottawa SSVP ; SSVP ; St Vincent de Paul ; St Vincent de Paul Society
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
Ottawa, ON
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Mailing Address 207 Bank St, Suite 308 
Ottawa, ON K2P 2N2
Physical Access Not Applicable
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (1 June 2020): Intake now handled by telephone and a form will be sent to the client for financial eligibility check. Then, a volunteer will deliver a grocery voucher to the client's home. Grocery deliveries may also be possible.

Central services to any person in need upon request through referral to appropriate Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SSVP) conferences in Ottawa or to the SSVP Store * accepts donations in money and in kind and provides receipts for income tax purposes * coordinates Society's activities in the City of Ottawa * volunteer opportunities available

Assistance available includes:
* home visits and in-home needs assessment
* food vouchers
* food delivery from a food bank
* clothing
* furniture
* friendly visiting programs
* social justice focused on systemic changes

Assistance may be available for the following:
* utility assistance (heat, hydro, water, etc.)
* financial assistance for emergencies/essentials
* eviction assistance/homelessness prevention
* post-secondary education fund
* individual and cause advocacy
* disaster relief (local and international)
Hours COVID-19 -- There are no office hours * messages are taken daily
Areas Served Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Individuals in need * assistance listed under the "Assistance may be available for the following" section of the description are only available for individuals who have exhausted every other option available; the Society can refuse any financial request if other options have not been explored first
Application Call Central Council and leave a message or fill out the form available on the Getting Help page of the website

Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Clothing Vouchers ; Disaster Recovery Services ; Donation Drop Off Points ; Food Banks ; Food Vouchers ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; Furniture ; Grocery Delivery ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Household Goods Vouchers ; Individual Advocacy ; Rent Payment Assistance ; Student Financial Aid ~ College/University Students ; System Advocacy ; Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance ; Utility Assistance ; Volunteer Opportunities
Contact Information
Office Phone Leave a message 613-241-1225
Primary Contact Bernie Hartlin, Executive Member - Treasurer - Communications
Primary Executive Bryan De Pape, President
Alternate Executive Pierre Hubert, Vice President
Other Details
Established 1800's
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 132410671 RR0003
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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