St Vincent De Paul Society - Northern Ontario

Site: Sault Ste Marie

Service: Vincent Place

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Record #: SSM1176 Last Modified: 11 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 25 Sep 2013
Description & Services
Service/Program 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: Mon-Sun 24 hours
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
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone705-253-2770
Fax705-253-2827
E-Mailvincentplace@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
IntersectionAlbert St E and Dennis St
AccessibilityNot Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
Established2003
FundingProvincial - Ontario Works; ODSP ; Federal - Human Resources and Skills Development ; Fundraising ; Donations
ElectionsAnnual General Meeting: Sep
Print MaterialTransferable skills development pamphlet; First steps program pamphlet