Community Outreach

We can support you and your family in times of need through our parish’s chapter of the Society of St Vincent de Paul, our Outreach Ministry in the community, St. Vincent Palotti’s Kitchen in Oshawa or help you connect with new friends at weekly fellowship after Mass, or at our various social events.

The Society of St Vincent de Paul

Through the collection of monetary donations and regular food drives, the members of our parish chapter of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul support the needs of less fortunate in our community. Among other works, they also organize an annual campaign to provide substantial gift baskets to needy families at Christmas time. To request any support, please call 905-668-8752 and leave a message, a member of the Holy Family St Vincent de Paul team will return your call within 24 hours.  

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Holy Family Outreach Ministry

This ministry endeavors to offer a means for people otherwise somewhat disconnected from the community of the church to find a place to belong. Our Homeless Mission team provides a lunch meal to people in downtown Oshawa a couple Saturdays a month. Not only is it a physical nourishment, but they also gather and share spiritual nourishment. Through our Refugee Committee, a dedicated team of parishioners have petitioned and successfully started the process to relocate a family here to Whitby. Please contact the parish office if you would like more information 905-665-6470

St Vincent Palottis's Kitchen

For people in our community living with food insecurity, St. Vincent’s Kitchen provides a full cooked dinner every day of the year at their facility in downtown Oshawa. At a very minimal cost, this restaurant style dining offers a friendly, respectful environment to enjoy a healthy meal. St Vincent Palotti’s Kitchen is located at 51 King St E, Oshawa.


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Catholic Family Services of Durham

The Catholic Family Services of Durham exist to provide help, hope and healing to individuals, couples and families, regardless of beliefs, through support, counselling, and education. Please contact them directly for more information.

Emergency Help in Durham Region

This resource has been prepared by the Durham Housing Advisory Network, which is a group of housing and health service providers serving people with housing challenges. It is intended to provide individuals and agencies with the information they need about services. For a list of Emergency Shelters, Supports & Food Banks in the Durham Region click the link below…

Hospitality Every Weekend!

We invite you to join us on Saturdays and Sundays in the parish hall after all Masses for coffee, tea and refreshments to enjoy fellowship with other parishioners.

Looking to Volunteer?

Please visit our Serving Page  to learn how you can be a part of this ministry.