Les Filles de la Caritat, founded by Saint Vincent de Paul and Saint Louise de Marillac, are a religious congregation that, since the beginning, has been dedicated to the service of the most disadvantaged in society, the sick, orphans, the elderly, children from families in difficulty, foster homes, etc. In our neighbourhood they have a century-old presence with what was the Workers’ School Social Trust, dedicated to the education of girls from the humblest classes and then, which until very recently was the Marillac school where many generations of local children went to.
They currently remain in their community at Carrer Provença, 389, from where they continue various activities always in favour of those in need. Among them the Associació Caritativa de Sant Vicenç de Paül, where former students of the school participate, and which provides company and assistance to people in need, and the Associació de la Medalla Miraculosa which, promoting this devotion, distributes niches with the image of the Virgin through the houses of the neighbourhood to encourage prayer. They also continue their charitable work by collaborating with DISA.