St Vincent de Paul Society

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Why I'm a PWAP Charity Champion: Because this is an organisation (lay Catholic) working towards a more just and compassionate society
Charity Champion: Kennece Coombe
Charity Champion Services: Weddings and re-affirmations, commitments and re-commitments, funerals, name-givings and other ceremonies
State: VIC
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A lay Catholic organisation working towards a more just and compassionate society

Our Vision

The Society aspires to be recognised as a caring Catholic charity offering “a hand up” to people in need. We do this by respecting their dignity, sharing our hope, and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

Our Aspiration

An Australia transformed by compassion and built on justice. The Society advocates on several pressing social justice issues such as homelessness, poverty and asylum seekers. To read more about the Society’s work is these areas and others please visit the Our Impact section of our website.

Our Key Values

We have identified seven key values to which we are aligned and they include commitment, compassion, respect, integrity, empathy, advocacy and courage. We are proud of the key values for which we stand and invite you to find out more on the Get Involved section of our website.

Commitment – Loyalty in service to our mission, vision and values.

Compassion – Welcoming and serving all with understanding and without Judgement.

Respect – Service to all regardless of creed, ethnic or social background, health, gender or political opinions.

Integrity – promoting, maintaining and adhering to our mission, vision and values.

Empathy – Establishing relationships based on respect, trust, friendship and perception.

Advocacy – Working to transform the causes of poverty and challenging the causes of human injustice.

Courage – Encouraging spiritual growth, welcoming innovation and giving hope for the future.

Type of charity/non-profit:
  • Advocacy
  • Community
  • Homelessness
  • Poverty
  • Religious
  • Welfare
For: A more just and compassionate society
Areas serviced: Australia wide
Based in: Deakin West
Postcode: 2600
Phone: 03 9895 5800 for Victoria. Visit website for other states