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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Vancouver Island has two distinct geographic areas, north and south island. The South Island conferences are centralized through the Social Concern office. The office assists the conferences by accepting the requests for assistance and ensuring the members are supported in their roles to assist our neighbours in need. The boundary for south island ends at the Malahat.

South Island

St. Andrews
St. Andrew's Conference is affiliated with St. Andrew's Cathedral located at 740 View Street, Victoria, B.C. This is the first Conference of the Society on Vancouver Island. In 1914, Father Leterne began to organize the Society at St. Andrew's Cathedral. One year later the Conference of St. Andrew's was formed. The conference was officially aggregated on December 4th, 1916 by the International Council General in Paris, France. To learn about the works of the conference members click here. The conference currently meets in the St. Andrew's Parish Centre on the 3rd Monday of each month in the evening.

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St. Elizabeths
In 1945 the Saanich Peninsula Conference was established through the St. Elizabeth's Church located at 10030 3rd Street, Sidney, BC. In 2001 the conference was renamed St. Elizabeth's of Hungary Conference. This conference was aggregated 56 years after it began on January 15th, 2002 by the International Council General in Paris, France. The conference currently meets in the St. Elizabeth's Parish Centre on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 1:30pm.

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St. Josephs
This Conference is affiliated with St. Joseph's the Worker Parish located at 753 Burnside Road West, Victoria, B.C. In 1964 the St. Joseph the Worker Conference was formed and later aggregated on September 14th, 1990 by the International Council General in Paris, France. The conference meets in the Parish Centre on the 3rd Monday of each month.

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Sacred Heart
The Sacred Heart Conference was formed in 1967 and aggregated 11 year later on January 23rd, 1978 by the International Council General in Paris, France. This conference is affiliated with Sacred Heart Parish located at 4040 Nelthorpe Avenue, Victoria, B.C. The conference meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month in the Parish Centre.

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Queen of Peace
The Queen of Peace Conference was formed in 1968 through the Queen of Peace Parish located in Esquimalt at 851 Old Esquimalt Road, Esquimalt, B.C. On September 11th, 2001, 33 years later, the Queen of Peace Conference was officially aggregated by the International Council General in Paris, France. In recent years, membership decline has affected the conference and it is currently in desperate need of members. The assistance to those people in need in Esquimalt is currently being served by the St. Andrews Conference members. The conference currently does not have any regular meeting times.

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St. Patricks
In 1982 the St. Patrick's Conference was formed and aggregated on May 30th, 1994 by the International Council General in Paris, France. The conference is affiliated with St. Patrick's Parish located at 2060 Haultain Street, Victoria, B.C. The conference meets on the 4th Monday of every month at 7:00 pm in the Parish Centre.

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Holy Cross
The Holy Cross Conference was formed in 1983 and aggregated on July 10th, 1985 by the International Council General in Paris, France. The conference is affiliated with Holy Cross Parish located at 4049 Gordon Head Rd., Victoria, B.C. The conference meets on the 4th Thursday of every month at 7:30 pm in the Parish Centre.

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Our Lady of the Rosary
The Our Lady of Rosary Conference was formed in 1984 and aggregated on September 12th, 1994 by the International Council General in Paris, France. The conference is affiliated with Our Lady of Rosary Parish located at 798 Goldstream Avenue, Langford, B.C. The conference meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 1:00 pm in the Parish Centre.

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North Island

Christ the King
The Christ the King Conference was formed in 1995 and aggregated on May 13th, 1996 by the International Council General in Paris, France. The conference is affiliated with Christ the King Parish located at 1599 Tunner Drive, Courtenay, B.C. The conference meets on the 4th Monday of every month at 7:00 pm in the Parish Centre.

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St. Peters
The St. Peter's Conference was formed in 1997 and was originally named the Frederic Ozanam Conference. The Conference changed its name to Nanaimo Frederic Ozanam Conference the same year and then to St. Peters Conference in 1999. St. Peters Conference was aggregated on September 11th, 2001 by the International Council General in Paris, France. The conference is affiliated with both Trinity Catholic Church located at 6234 Spartan Road, Nanaimo and St. Peters Church located at301 Machleary Street, Nanaimo, B.C. The conference meets on the 3rdTuesday of every month at 7:45 pm in the Parish Centre (alternating between parishes).

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Our Lady of Guadalupe
The Our Lady of Guadalupe Conference was established in 2001 and later aggregated on January 13th, 2005 by the International Council General in Paris, France. The conference is affiliated with St. Patrick's Parish located at 34 South Alder Street in Campbell River. The conference meets monthly on the 3rd Sunday at 10:00 am in the Parish office.

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Notre Dame
The Notre Dame Conference was established in 2003 and later aggregated on January 13th, 2005 by the International Council General in Paris, France. The conference is affiliated with Notre Dame Parish located at 4731 Burke Road, Port Alberni, B.C. The conference meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday of every month in John Paul II Catholic School located at 4006 8th Avenue, Port Alberni, B.C.

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