At St. Vincent de Paul, we help people in need by assisting with food, housing expenses, clothing, furniture, and other basic human needs through your generous donations of goods, food, volunteer time, and financial support. Together, we prevent homelessness in Southwest Idaho.
Who We Help
St. Vincent de Paul Southwest Idaho serves everyone in need regardless of race, creed, color, gender, sexual orientation, criminal justice status, disability, marital status, national origin, age, physical handicaps or political opinions.
When people need help, we’ll be there. St. Vincent de Paul serves everyone. Period.
St. Vincent de Paul has served the poor internationally for over 180 years as a Catholic organization originating in Paris, organized by Blessed Frederick Ozanam. We’re inspired by gospel values but independent from the church.
We have had a presence in Southwest Idaho since the 1940s. Our first Boise thrift store opened in 1976.
How We Help
St. Vincent de Paul offers a variety of services to provide a hand up to our neighbors in need. We target the basic human needs to stay afloat and avoid homelessness.
Almost all our services are provided on a person to person basis, customized to fit the unique needs of those we serve.