Hit the pavement Feb. 8 to help veteran families through St. Vincent de Paul.
Hit the pavement Feb. 8 to help veteran families through St. Vincent de Paul.
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IT'S EGAN SEASON! For the latest on emergency shelter for homeless adults, visit the Egan Warming Center website or Facebook page. For daytime services visit the Eugene Service Station, now on winter hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

St. Vincent de Paul is Lane County’s largest nonprofit human services organization, helping over 84,000 people annually. We accomplish our mission in six core areas: Affordable Housing, Emergency Services, Homeless Services, Recycling Programs, Retail Thrift Stores, and Self-Sufficiency Services.

Recent News:

AARP Tax-Aide Service Invites All Ages

Here's a bit of good news about preparing your federal income tax return: You may qualify for free help from the AARP Tax Aide program. It serves taxpayers who have low to moderate incomes, and especially those who are 60 and older. Here's a guide to AARP Tax Aide resources in Lane County.

Boys’ Group Fosters Security, Trust

If you’re of a certain age you may remember having the freedom to “just be a kid,” playing in mud, playing games, and playing in general. Life is more complicated now, and finding the time and place to “just be a kid” is tough, especially when family life has gone awry to the point of homelessness, and a child may not trust men or women or any adult for that matter.

Egan Memorial: More Needs To Be Done

SVdP staff

Tom Egan is said to have had few friends when he froze to death in 2008, but he's got a loyal following now. Several dozen trekked to the north end of Blair Blvd. Dec. 18 to remember the veteran whose death awakened the community to the plight of the homeless, especially in deadly cold weather. They represented faith communities, Egan Warming Center staff and volunteers, veterans groups, local government, and a very few of the 300 to 350 homeless adults and youth who utilize the Egan Warming Center.

Upsmart Line Wins Friends In Santa Fe

Upsmart turns discards into wearable art.

St. Vinnie's Upsmart line was a big hit at the Santa Fe Recycled Art Festival.