St Vincent De Paul Society - Northern Ontario

Site: Sault Ste Marie

Service: Vincent Place

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Record #: SSM1176 Last Modified: 22 Jul 2014 Last Full Update: 25 Sep 2013
Description & Services
Description
  • Operates a 24-bed emergency shelter for men who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
  • Provides 3 meals a day, dorm-based rooms, laundry facilities, clothing and other basic needs
  • Assists with locating affordable and safe housing
  • Provides assistance towards independent living and pre-employment skill development addressing education, resume writing, computer and communication skills
  • Operates a food bank and soup kitchen
  • Provides referrals to other community agencies

    Offers the following programs:

    First Steps
  • Provides referrals to community addiction and substance abuse help services
  • Offers access to fax, phone, mail
  • Assists with transportation, housing, food and clothing
  • Offers assistance with employment search
  • Provides pre-employment skills building and skill training
  • Offers workshops, coffee nights and resume development

    Transferable Skills Development
  • Three month in-house program for residents of Vincent Place
  • Skill training includes: budgeting, personal dimensions, menu planning, food safety, life skills, CPR, First Aid, computer skills and workshops
  • Offers individual counseling sessions and peer groups
  • Offers advocacy, referrals and employment counseling
  • Provides access to internet, telephone, fax and photocopying
  • HoursShelter: 24-hour service
    Areas ServedSault Ste. Marie
    EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up
  • Shelter: Men who are without residence or at risk of becoming homeless
  • First Steps: Must be a resident of Vincent Place
  • Transferable Skills Development: Must be a resident of Vincent Place
  • LanguagesEnglish
    FeesNone
    Contact Information
    Office Phone705-253-2770
    Fax705-253-2827
    Emailvincentplace@shaw.ca
    Websitevincentplacessm.ca
    Primary ExecutiveNat Cicchelli, General Manager; Phone: ext 200; Email: natvincentplace@shaw.ca
    Located In CommunitySault Ste. Marie
    Address222 Albert St E
    Sault Ste Marie, ON P6A 2J4
     
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    IntersectionAlbert St E & Dennis St
    AccessibilityNot Accessible
    Other Details
    Service Level(50) Non Profit
    Established2003
    FundingProvincial - Ontario Works; ODSP ; Federal - Human Resources and Skills Development ; Fundraising ; Donations
    ElectionsAnnual General Meeting: Sep
    Additional Service Sites
    Print MaterialTransferable skills development pamphlet; First steps program pamphlet