St. Vinny's Bistro

Homelessness is rare, brief, and non-recurring

Funding Priority: End Homelessness

St. Vinny's Bistro

FY 2022 Adopted Allocation: $ 148,950 (General Fund)

FY 2023 Adopted Allocation: $ 148,950 (General Fund)

Total FY 2023 Program Budget: $ 2,105,950

Total FY 2023 Agency Budget: $ 2,105,950


Program Description:

The objective of St. Vinny's Bistro is to feed the homeless of San Antonio free of charge. Meals are provided three times a day, 365 days per year, mostly on the courtyard side of Haven for Hope. Cosa funding will be spent on salaries, food, food serving utensils, equipment maintenance. St. Vinny's Bistro serves the homeless of downtown San Antonio. We are located in District 5 but many of the homeless who congregate downtown come from all across Bexar County and from many zip codes and school districts.

Program Performance Measures

Number (#) of unduplicated clients served


"Unduplicated clients" means each client who receives services in the current contract term will only be counted once in this performance measure. The current contract term is October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023 for FY2023.

Number (#) of meals served



Percentage (%) of those surveyed agree or strongly agree they are satisfied with the food quality and services provided