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Welcome to the 13 Houses Campaign!

The 13 Houses Campaign is a Famvin Homeless Alliance initiative and aims to improve and transform the lives of 10,000 homeless people around the world in 3-5 years from 2018. More than that, we want to see 13 Houses projects in each of the 156 countries where the Vincentian Family works!

The 13 Houses Campaign takes its inspiration from St. Vincent de Paul who built 13 small houses close to St. Lazare, the motherhouse of the Congregation of the Mission, to care for abandoned children. It was a true collaborative project between the Ladies of Charity, the Daughters of Charity and the Congregation of the Mission; all doing their part to ensure that thousands of children were cared for. It was a truly Vincentian collaborative project! You can learn more its history here.

Download our 13 Houses Booklet to learn more about the Campaign in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Portuguese, Polish or Chinese (Simplified and Traditional).

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   Help us end homelessness – One house at a time.

FHA Conference on Refugees and Human Trafficking

FHA Conference on Refugees and Human Trafficking

The FHA’s 2020 ‘Conference on Refugees and Human Trafficking’, is due to take place in Seville later this year unless COVID-19 forces us to postpone until spring 2021. As part of the FHA’s endeavor to build global capacity within the Vincentian Family on homelessness,...

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“Only the Vincentian Family came to help us”

“Only the Vincentian Family came to help us”

Latin America is now the epicenter of COVID-19. Like many times in the past, the Vincentian Family has stepped up to the challenge and is continuing to work with the poorest of the poor during this difficult time. The Vincentian Family in Ecuador, who are already part...

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Ihor, a life changed amidst the pandemic in Ukraine

Ihor, a life changed amidst the pandemic in Ukraine

​Earlier this year in March, Ihor approached Depaul Ukraine Street Outreach project in Odessa and asked us for help. Ihor is 61 years old and has a wife and daughter, but due to a disagreement with his relatives they lost their house a few years ago. Since then, the...

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