SVDP Uplift Program: Helping Clients Get Back on their Feet

The St. Vincent de Paul Uplift program is much more than just assistance. It also helps a client move through a difficult phase of his or her life through mentoring, training and financial support, enabling them to stabilize their personal situation.

The ultimate goal of the Uplift program is to help people move away from the need for repeated assistance, so that they will become self-sufficient and independent. 

As one Vincentian put it, “Vincentians shouldn’t do for a client what the client can do for themselves, both in financial terms and in other ways.”

It takes a tremendous financial and personal commitment on the part of everyone involved, due to the financial assistance and mentoring involved over an extended period of time.   










Thrift Store Apopka

  • 770 South Orange Blossom Trail
    Apopka, FL 32703
    407.886.0940 Store
    407.886.0030 Fax
  • Store Hours 9am-7pm Mon-Sat
    Donation Line 1.888.986.4483

Thrift Store Clermont

  • 601 East Highway 50
    Clermont, FL 34711
    352.242.0357 Store
    352.242.0364 Fax
  • Store Hours Mon-Fri 9am-8pm
    Saturday 9am-5pm

Thrift Store Longwood

  • Longwood Shopping Center
    216 North Hwy 17-92 Suite #150
    Longwood, FL 32750
    321.972.2925 Store
    321.972.2926 Fax
  • Store Hours 9am-6pm Mon-Sat

Contact Info

  • 770 South Orange Blossom Trail
  • Apopka, FL 32703
  • 407.886.0940

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