St. Vincent De Paul Society | Cincinnati, OH

Mar 18, 2018

About Forward Church and the St. Vincent De Paul Society

Forward Church, a leading organization in the community and society category of faith and beliefs, is proud to partner with the St. Vincent De Paul Society in Cincinnati, OH. Our joint efforts aim to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families in need.

Our Mission

At Forward Church, we believe in serving our community and society through the principles of faith and compassion. The St. Vincent De Paul Society shares our mission, dedicating their resources to helping those facing poverty, homelessness, and other challenges.

Who is St. Vincent De Paul Society?

The St. Vincent De Paul Society is a national non-profit organization with a strong presence in Cincinnati, OH. Established in 1833, it has been serving the community for over a century, offering vital assistance to those in need.

Services Provided

The St. Vincent De Paul Society provides a range of support services to individuals and families struggling with poverty and homelessness. These services include:

  • Emergency Assistance: The society offers emergency financial assistance to help with basic needs such as rent, utilities, and food.
  • Shelter: St. Vincent De Paul operates shelters that provide a safe haven for individuals and families experiencing homelessness.
  • Food Pantry: They maintain food pantries that distribute food and essential supplies to those facing hunger.
  • Thrift Stores: The society operates thrift stores where individuals can find affordable clothing, furniture, and household items.
  • Job Training: St. Vincent De Paul Society also offers job training programs to help individuals gain valuable skills and increase their employment prospects.

Community Initiatives

Alongside their direct services, the St. Vincent De Paul Society also engages in various community initiatives. These initiatives are designed to address systemic issues, foster self-sufficiency, and break the cycle of poverty. Some of these initiatives include:

  • Housing Programs: The society collaborates with local organizations and government agencies to provide affordable housing options for low-income individuals and families.
  • Education and Scholarships: St. Vincent De Paul Society offers scholarships and educational support to empower individuals to pursue higher education and vocational training.
  • Healthcare Services: The society works closely with healthcare partners to provide access to affordable healthcare services, including medical, dental, and mental health support.
  • Community Outreach: Volunteers from the St. Vincent De Paul Society actively engage in community outreach programs, connecting with individuals who may not be aware of the resources available to them.

How You Can Get Involved

We strongly believe that every individual has the power to make a difference in their community. If you are passionate about giving back and want to support the St. Vincent De Paul Society's mission, there are several ways you can get involved:

  1. Donate: Consider making a financial contribution to support the society's programs and initiatives. Every donation, no matter the size, helps improve the lives of those in need.
  2. Volunteer: Dedicate your time and skills by volunteering at the society's shelters, food pantries, or thrift stores. Your support can have a direct impact on the lives of individuals and families.
  3. Spread Awareness: Share the work of the St. Vincent De Paul Society within your community and on social media. Help raise awareness about the resources available to those in need.
  4. Organize Fundraisers: Get creative and organize fundraisers to support the society's initiatives. Whether it's a charity run, bake sale, or online crowdfunding, your efforts can make a significant difference.


In collaboration with the St. Vincent De Paul Society, Forward Church is committed to serving the community with love, compassion, and dedication. Together, we strive to make a lasting impact on individuals and families in need, working towards a brighter future for all.