Serving our local neighbors in need since 1853.
The mission of SVDP Rhode Island is to be an inclusive community that fosters personal transformation through friendship with comprehensive service to those in need.
We help our neighbors in need, learn more about our meal sites and direct assistance programs.
Help Us Help Others
We envision a world in which
faith, hope, and love
transform communities and lives,
and our service to those in need
nurtures a just society for all.
IN DIRECT ASSISTANCE
SVdP assistance is tailored to each person’s or family’s needs and may include food, clothing, furniture, rent, utility, transportation, medical, emotional or spiritual support. Vincentians make thousands of in-home person-to-person visits each year.
Our disaster services include immediate response for basic needs support, volunteer training, long-term case management, fire prevention, coordination of community resources, and House-in-a-Box™. We are an active member of RI Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (RIVOAD) .
“End Poverty Through Systemic Change.” We know that education about poverty is a key element in achieving it. “Understanding Poverty” seminars, “Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting-By World” workshops and Poverty Simulations.
Next Gen, was created by young people for young people. who wish to serve the poor in their communities. Deeply rooted in Gospel values, the young people of Next Gen are dedicated to making the next generation conscious of poverty, in our community and around the world.
FOOD & BASIC NEEDS
Locate A Conference Near YOU!
We have 11 food pantries. Please contact them directly for updated schedules and policies or call 401-490-0822 for more information.
As active VOAD and SVDP Disaster Service Corporation members, we put together a list of resources provided by ourselves and other community partners here in RI.
NEXT GEN YOUTH LEADERSHIP
Free Hearts. Big Dreams. Hard Work.
Next Gen is youth and young adults who are serious about serving others, becoming leaders, and having fun!
Get Trained & Cleared Today!
All Vincentians must complete Safe Environment training and pass a background check. You can fo it right here NOW!