St Vincent De Paul Society Tasmania

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For further information contact state office:
 Location: 191 Invermay Road
Invermay Tas 7248
 Telephone: (03) 6333 0822
 Fax: (03) 6333 0840
 Website: www.vinnies.org.au

St Vincent de Paul Society has had a presence in Tasmania since 1899 and today is made up of four regions; Southern, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie.  There are 22 conferences (branches) statewide where members offer support and assistance to people in need in our community.  Our members visit the sick and lonely, mentoring of newly arrived Australians, visiting of prisoners.  Mini Vinnies and junior conferences operate in many Catholic schools where students fundraise throughout the year to help families in need.

St Vincent de Paul Society has 33 “Vinnies” centres (retail stores) statewide; raising much needed revenue for our work to assist those in need.   Throughout Tasmania we have approximately 1000 volunteers who generously give many thousands of hours of their time each year.

Our Special Works include  -

Marillac House
Provided affordable accommodation for people seeking medical treatment in Launceston or families of patients in hospital.

Bethlehem House
Providing accommodation and support for homeless men in Hobart area.

Loui’s Van
An after hours service providing food and support to people in need.

York Place
A social club for people with physical or intellectual disabilities operating on a Saturday in Launceston.

Mt St Vincent Nursing Home
A 69 bed high care facility in Ulverstone.

Vincent Industries, St Vincent Industries and Tastex Knitwear
Provide supported employment for people with disabilities.

Cape Country Accommodation
Providing independent living and support for people with physical and intellectual disabilities.

St Vincent de Paul Society is also involved in many committees with include Social Justice, Community Recovery and Overseas Partnership and Development which involves twinning with overseas conferences in the Asia-Pacific region and the Assist a Student Program where $70 will sponsor one child for one year in one of these countries.