Here is a list of Charities Churches and Non-Profit Organizations.
Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza (Children’s Shelter of Hope)
A shelter for babies and children under the age of 14 who have been turned over by DIF, the Mexican government organisation that protects the rights of children. See Site See Map
Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza, A.C. R. Flores Magon #251 Colonia Benito Juarez. Puerto Vallarta, 48380. Jalisco, Mexico
Pasitos de Luz
Pasitos de Luz is a non-profit organization that provides care for disabled children from low-income families in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. It was founded more than fourteen years ago by a determined group of mothers who were desperate to have a place where their disabled children could receive decent levels care and attention. Tel: (+52) 322 299 3625 / (+52) 322 299 4146 Site.
Cafe Roma’s Kids (formerly Cafe Roma’s School of Champions)
Working to educate today’s Kids for tomorrow in conjunction with local schools in some of the poorest areas in Banderas Bay. Site
Contact Art Fumerton 322-158-8815 or Sr. Fox 322-111-8417
Provides scholarships for bright kids with limited resources. Accepts donations and school supplies. Contact Mary Ellis. Tel. 22-1478 & 223-1371.
New Life Mexico.
A charity that supports children and young people in Mexico who have been physically, sexually or emotionally abused. Site. Philippa Vernon-Powell, runs the charity here.
Children’s Shelter run by Catholic Nuns. Needs : Food, soap, shampoo, tooth brushes and paste, clothing, toys, household supplies & vitamins, Tel. 221-1908.
International Friendship Club.
Donations for the Cleft Palate Surgery Program, classroom and school restroom construction. Also needed toys & school supplies Contact Gail Hankel. Tel 222-5466 & 225-1177
Provides food and clothing for Street Children and those living in the poorest neighborhoods of Vallarta. Needs Donations, food, clothing – especially shoes, vitamins, school supplies and toys. Contact Catalina Huet Espinoza. Tel. 224-6777 e-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org
Rotary Club Puerto Vallarta – meets at 8:00 pm (2100 hrs) on Tuesday at the Outback Steakhouse.
Rotary Club Puerto Vallarta Pitillal – meets at meets at 8:00 pm (2100 hrs) on Thursday at the Outback Steakhouse
Navy League of Puerto Vallarta
Main activity is arranging for gifts of health and educational supplies to be brought to Puerto vallarta via U.S.Navy and Coastguard services.
Also organises work parties from visiting ships to do painting and maintenance at local orphanages and schools.
Meetings first Tuesday of the month at the Marriott Hotel. Call Jerry Lafferty at 221-6156
Alanon, AA, NA, SLAA and CODA, Basilio Badillo #329 (on the north side of Basilio Badillo and across the street from Johnny´s Diner.).
AA Meetings Monday through Saturday 9 AM & 6:30 PM, Sunday 11am. Women’s Thur 10:30am, Men’s Thur 8pm,
NA Daily at 5pm
Ai-ANON , Mon & Fri at 6:30pm
CODA Women, Tue at 6:30pm
Nic Anonymous Daily 5pm
ARTS Tue 8pm
Information: Tel: 222-3906, 222-2521, evenings – 209-0746
|Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish (Parroquia de Guadalupe) Hidalgo # 370. Tel: 222 1326
English Mass at 5pm on Saturdays and Bilingual at 10am Sundays.
|Sacred Cross Parish (Parroquia de la Santa Cruz) Lázaro Cárdenas # 395 at Aguacate.
Tel: 222 0989. Bilingual Mass on Sundays at 11am
|Our Lady of the Refuge Parish (Parroquia de Nuestra Señora del Refugio)
Corner of Perú and Argentina. Tel: 222 4980
|San Rafael Parish (Parroquia San Rafael) Calle Jamaica Tel: 222 2440|
|Sacred Heart of Jesus Church (Templo Sagrado Corazón de Jesús)
Calle: Plaza Paritzica # 17 Col. Aramara Tel: 224 0329
|Mary, Queen of Peace Church (Iglesia María Reina de la Paz) Albatros 270, Col. Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. E-mail: email@example.com Website
Phone: (322) 209-1545 English masses are at 10:00 am each Sunday during the main tourist season:
|Virgen of Talpa Church (Iglesia de la Virgen de Talpa) Plaza Central Sur # 167 Tel: 224 1323|
|Centro Cristiano Nuevo Amanecer. Sierra Aconcagua # 111. Tel: 223 2020|
|Primera Iglesia Bautista, Argentina # 181 at Parque Hidalgo. Tel: 222 1722 or 222-0722. Sunday Services at Plaza Caracol (next to Cosmored, 2nd floor) 9:45am, in English at 11am and 7pm.
|Apostolic Church-Faith in Christ (Iglesia Apostólica de la Fe en Cristo) Costa Rica # 1422. Tel: 224 9682|
|Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 271 Milan, Colonia Versalles. 4:00pm Saturday – Public Talk and Watchtower Study 7:00pm Monday – Theocratic Ministry School and Service Meeting
Contact Brian Thomsen firstname.lastname@example.org
|Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses (English meetings) 271 Milan, Colonia Versalles
Theocratic Ministry School and Service Meeting – Friday 7:00pm Public Talk and Watchtower Study – Sunday 7:00pm Tel. 293-4834
|Calvary Chapel, Pablo Picasso #105 at the entrance to Hotel Las Palmas, 1 block south of Gigante. Sunday 10:30am & 6:30 pm in English, Bible Study Tue & Wed 6:30 pm. Outreach program in a neighborhood located close to the dump. Free
English classes Mon. Thur. Sat. tel. 293 5455 Also Non-Denominational
|Iglesia Cristo Del Mar – Christ Church by the Sea, Anglican/Episcopalian – all faiths welcome – services in English. Sun 10 am Mid-November through Mid-May, across from the airport on the Northbound service road, next to Hertz. Phone US 619-822-2656|
|Seventh Day Adventist Church (Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día) Roma # 188. Tel: 224 8422|
|Iglesia Eben-Ezer, Juan Escutia # 301. Tel: 224 2630|
|Parroquia de San Miguel-Arcángel, Corner of Independencia and Zapata. Tel: 224 2053|
|Christian Interdenominational Church Lateral Libramiento # 332 Tel: 222 4019|
|Worship in Paradise, Evangelical, Casual, Contemporary. Small groups, Community Service, Worship in English 10am Paradise Community Center, 127 Pulpito Southside. cell 322-133-7263 E-Mail|
|Light of the World (La Luz del Mundo) Col. Hermosa Provincia Tel: 224 8273|
|New Dawn Center (Centro Nuevo Amanecer). Ave. Las Palmas. Tel: 222 3330. Services 11am.|
|Presbyterian or Reformed|
|“Iglesia Reformada Cristiana”. Paseo de Marlin 580. Jardines de Gaviotas. Across from the school Niños Heroes. Services at 11 a.m. and 7 pm. with English translation device available.|
|Church of Latter Day Saints (La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días). Emiliano Zapata # 420 Col. V. Gómez Farías. Sacrament, 8, 10 am and 12 noon tel. 224 9680|