From the Society’s beginning, the central and most basic activity of Conferences has been visiting the needy in their homes.
The essential elements are the essence of home visits.
By visiting homes, Vincentians are humanizing the response to the crisis by experiencing the person's living conditions and needs.
From the Society’s beginning, the central and most basic activity of Conferences has been visiting those in need in their homes.
This is the clearest symbol of our Vincentian charism, which dictates the highest respect for the dignity of the poor.
It symbolizes our Vincentian commitment truly serve those in need.
The essential elements of the Society are spirituality, friendship, and service.
1. If you are requesting assistance, contact one of our Conferences to schedule a home visit. If you need help locating a Conference closest to your area, please call.
2. Vincentians will schedule and perform a Home Visit to listen, offer humble advice, and assess the situation to render assistance.
3. Vincentians will provide and coordinate support, then follow up with the family/ individual.
Temporary financial assistance is provided to immediately alleviate the suffering of families in distress once information has been obtained and verified by the service provider.
Assistance varies from housing, utilities, and other basic needs.
Financial assistance is always provided directly to the service provider, not the person in crisis
Vincentians humanize the experience of receiving aid during a crisis and disaster.
Vincentians are not case workers.
They undergo special training to interact in a compassionate manner with diverse populations and communities across Greater Houston.
Families are provided the dignity they deserve when Vincentians allow the Holy Spirit to guide their interactions.