Organization Profile

St. Vincent de Paul of Lane County; First Place Kids

St. Vincent de Paul is Lane County’s largest nonprofit human services organization.  St. Vincent de Paul is committed to providing comprehensive programs to alleviate poverty and help all individuals find a path out of poverty and into self-sufficiency.

Under the umbrella of SVDP’s Youth and Family Services Department, First Place Kids works directly with families to meet SVDP’s mission of alleviating poverty. 

First Place Kids is a wrap-around prevention model for children and their families experiencing homelessness in Lane County. Our program serves hundreds of Lane County’s most vulnerable children each year by giving them a safe, child-centered, and nourishing place for them to land while their families are experiencing transition.

First Place Kids offers four distinct areas of service:

  • FPK Preschool
  • Family Resource Referrals  
  • Family Support Activities   
  • Community Engagement

Children & Youth Education
Eugene, Oregon, 97405