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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul
District Council of Sonoma County

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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul District Council of Sonoma County (SVdP-Sonoma), was founded in 1958 and is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. As one of the foremost human services organizations in Sonoma County, SVdP-Sonoma has been providing support to those suffering from hunger and poverty for more than 60 years.
The agency serves anyone in need.

Our Mission

To End Poverty through Systemic Change, One Person, One Family at a Time.

Meet Our Team

How We Help

Donate or Participate

Introducing St. Vincent de Paul Commons

When complete, this project will provide some 50 permanent supportive housing units and reduce County-wide homelessness by 3%.


To learn how you can help, Contact Executive Director Jack Tibbetts at 707-495-7438 or -- and thanks in advance. (And if you want to read Jack's response to the recent Press Democrat article about the project, click here.)


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We're launching a new resource intended to help at-risk youth transition successfully from foster care to college and beyond.


Learn more and apply here

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 Our Thrift Store Returns!

Great news! Our St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store has reopened!

Our new business hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Sunday.

Please Note: just because our brick-and-mortar store has reopened does NOT mean our online ones will close. Our online stores on eBay and Craigslist will continue to be open for business!​

You now have even more ways to shop and support your favorite local thrift store. Thank you for helping us help others!

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Small Homes, Big Changes

It was an idea in January. By February, it was providing temporary shelter and services to the first of up 60 homeless Sonoma County residents at a time.

Thanks to the County of Sonoma and the people, partners, and supporters of St. Vincent de Paul Sonoma County, Los Guilicos Village is a life-changing reality. Check out the great video by the County of Sonoma here.

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Helping Those Who Serve: The Service Industry Relief Fund of Sonoma County

The State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) says there are more than 72,000 service industry workers – from restaurant servers and hotel workers to baristas and cosmetologists – in Sonoma County. Most of them earn less than the County’s median income, and many of them have lost half their income or more to the pandemic.

Volunteers and supporters from St. Vincent de Paul Sonoma County have come up with a way to help. The Service Industry Relief Fund of Sonoma County is offering $500 stipends to service industry workers in need. And you can help by donating whatever you can to this worthy cause.


For more information, to apply for a stipend, or make a donation, just click here. And thanks.

Thanks to Our Donors!

We couldn't do it without you!

  • Community Development Commission Sonoma County - HOME Fund

  • Codding Foundation

  • Community Foundation Sonoma County

  • Carl Gellert & Celia Berta Gellert Foundation

  • Ernest L. and Ruth W. Finley Foundation

  • Heck Foundation

  • Julio Gallo Foundation

  • Negley Flinn Foundation

  • Redwood Credit Union Foundation

  • Sisters of St. Joseph Foundation

  • Sonoma County Vintners Foundation

  • St. Joseph Health Community Partnership Fund

  • Waits Brennan Foundation

And if you'd like to join the people and companies that support us, just click on "How You Can Help" -- and thanks!


Feeling Social?

You can like SVdP-Sonoma on Facebook -- from right here!

If you are in an emergency situation and are in immediate need of food, call our food hotline at 707.584.1579 BETWEEN 8:30 am and 5 pm M-F.  For other Sonoma County Resources, dial 211 or see the Online Sonoma County Homeless Resource Guide.

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