Bremerton Assistance

Thanks to all who participated in The Kitsap County Great Give and donate to St. Vincent de Paul. Your donations will helped Saint Vincent De Paul help those who need a hand within our community.
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SVDP can not give others a hand up without your prayers and donations.

Bremerton’s ST. VINCENT DE PAUL ASSISTANCE OFFICE AND FOOD BANK HOURS: Monday – Friday, (for clients) 10:30 am – 2:45 pm Staff hours: 8:30 am –5:00 pm LOCATION: 1137 North Callow, Bremerton, WA 98312 PHONE NUMBER: 360-479-7017 ext. 2 or (360)-377-2929 ext. 2 MAIN SERVICE AREAS: Bremerton, Silverdale, (however we will not turn anyone away for food who live in Kitsap County).

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Bremerton Assistance Center client family services:

    • ASSISTANCE CENTER SERVICES (Note: There is no cost for any services that we offer): Food bank (including Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter baskets) Clothing, furniture, furnishings, Bus tokens We also offer medical vouchers (for the low income) at the clinic. Shower vouchers Food handler vouchers Birth certificate vouchers Utilities (i.e. Puget Sound Energy), water, oil, propane, presto logs Assistance with cremation expenses
    • REFERRALS: When appropriate we refer clients to other agencies and resources available to better meet their needsFINANCIAL ASSISTANCE is limited and dependent on funds available
  • CRITERIA: We ask for I.D. and or current proof of residence, however, if you cannot provide either you will not be turned away.
      • Women’s Shelter: SVDP operates a single women and single women with children emergency shelter. Women and children are able to stay up to 90 days in the shelter. The residents are provided a safe comfortable place to stay, which includes meals, laundry facilities, personal care items, clothing and current resources. Case management is also provided.  There is onsite access to a computer and telephone for job/housing searches. Shelter can be accessed by calling the office (360)-479-7017 ext. 2 or calling Housing Solutions Center (a one stop housing and resource center) (360)-473-2035, Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. After hours and weekends the Shelter can be accessed by calling the Crisis Clinic (360)-479-3033.   ( Click Here to View Stella Maris Brochure )

 

Community support makes the Bremerton Assistance programs possible.   Your talents and treasure are spread throughout the community helping those in need.

        • For instance we always need donations (food or money) Specific needs for our food bank include: Non-perishable food products Pop top storage containers for our homeless families Personal care items such as: dish soap, laundry soap, shampoo, toothbrushes and toothpaste, also diapers and baby food as well as dog and cat food.
        • Donations can be made at the SVDP offices and retail stores or via your parish or mail to office.

 

Volunteers are the engine that makes SVDP go: While the assistance center has three paid staff, we rely on volunteers, without them we would be unable to keep our doors open. We accept volunteers of all ages. Anyone interested in volunteering to make a difference in our community, please call or come on in to see for yourself.  See who we serve and how your talents could make a difference.  Volunteers pick their days and hours to work.  All positions are on the job training and include interviewing, packing food baskets, stocking shelves, cleaning, repackaging, etc.

Community Service workers are welcomed including youth who need service to the community hours for high school. It is said “that more than two-thirds of those who volunteer report that giving back makes them feel physically better.”

In order to better serve the complex needs of our client families SVDP often partners with a myriad of like-minded service providers.

        • Partners such as: Kitsap Mental Health Kitsap; Community Resources Housing Solutions Center; Coffee Oasis; Bremerton Housing Authority; D.S.H.S.; Salvation Army;various churches; the YWCA and other food banks within the Kitsap County region.
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Bremerton Assistance Office

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Bremerton Assistance Office 47.571372, -122.653304 Bremerton Assistance Office is North of the SVDP Thrift Store on Callow Avenue.