Famvin Homeless Alliance

The Vincentian Family Initiative on Homelessness

The 13 Houses Campaign

A Famvin Homeless Alliance initiative aimed at improving and transform the lives of 10,000 homeless people around the world in 3-5 years

Years of Service

Organizations

Countries

Goal: End Homelessness!

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,...

First UN Resolution on Homelessness

First UN Resolution on Homelessness

Earlier in February, before COVID-19 stopped the world, the United Nations adopted the first resolution defining homelessness, after the first debate on the issue in a generation. The resolution incorporates all the key categories of homelessness from the Framework of...

The Vincentian Family Moving Forward

The Vincentian Family Moving Forward

On January 8-12, 2020, more than 200 leaders of the Vincentian Family, representing 91 branches, gathered in Rome (Italy) to reflect upon the realities of collaboration and the future of the Vincentian charism. This event was unique in many ways. It was the first...

“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...

Statement of the Vincentian Family in the Face of Racial Discrimination

Statement of the Vincentian Family in the Face of Racial Discrimination

The Vincentian Family is a worldwide movement made up of more than 4 million believers and more than 160 ecclesial institutions which, for more than 4 centuries, has served the most needy in our world. As members of Vincentian Family, we do not want to nor should we...

The Passage – Diaries of a Vincentian

The Passage – Diaries of a Vincentian

A diary reveals much about its writer; especially read in retrospect some time later.   It’s not your diary I am thinking of – it’s mine!  The hand-eye-brain co-ordination creates a muscular memory of events that is both cathartic and illuminating. A strong...

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...