St. Vincent De Paul

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The Diamond, Raphoe,
General Details
Contact position: Regional Coordinator
Service / Organisation: St. Vincent De Paul
074 9173933
Description of main activities / services for children and families:

SVP members visit individuals and families who have requested help in their local communities.


St. Vincent De Paul (SVP) members visit individuals and families who have requested help in their local communities. Most towns/villages have an SVP conference (group) and the core work is visitation.  SVP members can help by offering friendship and support to service users and also help in practical ways by providing assistance to purchase food, heat, clothes etc.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north
Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered

SVP service is provided through home visitation - if a person requests a visit from SVP our members visit them in their own homes.

Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways):
  • People can self-refer / access the service directly (without the need for a referral)
  • Through schools
  • Through Tusla Child and Family Social Workers
  • Through HSE services
  • Through other community / voluntary service
Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service?:
  • Under-18s need parental permission
  • Under-16s need parental permission
Age-range catered for

SVP will help people of any age


Want to be listed in our directory?

Services must:

  • Be based in Sligo / Leitrim or provide a service to children, young people or families (0 to 24 years of age, plus pre-birth services) in Sligo / Leitrim
  • Be a state supported or not for profit service or agency
  • Be non-political and non-commercial

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