St. Vincent de Paul Society

Food Pantry

Homeless Lunch Program

Tuna Sunday

Blood Drive

Cultural Outreach Project

Get On The Bus

Women's Journey






Get on the Bus

Uniting Children with Their Mothers and Fathers in Prison

During May and June, thousands of children and their caregivers board buses and travel from cities all over California to be united with their parents in prison. St. Joseph the Worker sponsors at least one bus trip every year. This may be the only day each year these children will see their parents.

Get On The Bus, founded by Sr. Suzanne Jabro, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet, is a program of the Center for Restorative Justice Works, a non- profit organization that unites children, families, and communities separated by crime and the criminal justice system.

At no cost to the children’s families, Get On The Bus provides:

Get On The Bus