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Society of St Vincent de Paul

Worldwide

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul (SVP) is a worldwide organisation whose main
aims are:

    Tackling poverty in all its forms, through the provision of practical assistance to those in need.
    Providing Support and Friendship, through direct personal contact and home visitation.
    Promoting Self Sufficiency,
    Working for Social Justice.

In Palmerstown

The local branch (conference) of the SVP provides assistance in the following areas:

    Helping with household bills
    Providing shopping vouchers for the local SuperValu
    Sponsoring holiday breaks for less well-off children and elderly
    Assisting those unable to meet education costs
    Liaising with the local MABS (Money Advice and Budgeting Services, who
    provide a free and confidential service for people in debt or at risk of getting into
    debt).

Contact

The Palmerstown SVP Conference meets fortnightly, but can be contacted, at
any time, via SVP Head Office (01 8550022) and, if necessary, a home visit will be
arranged within a couple of days. All contact with SVP is strictly confidential.

Funding

The generous support of parishioners provides much of the funds for the work of
the local conference. This support includes personal donations as well as supporting
the Monthly Church Grounds Collection and the annual indoor Church Collection
before Christmas.
If the need arises, funds are also available from head office.

Membership

New members are always welcome. Please contact SVP Head Office (01
8550022), if you are interested in getting involved.

Website for SVP in Ireland: www.svp.ie

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