Mission and Values
Our Mission: Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco (ECS) helps homeless and very low-income people every day and every night obtain the housing, jobs, shelter, and essential services each person needs to prevent and end homelessness.
DIGNITY & RESPECT
ECS believes in people and their inherent ability to make choices, and recognizes the worth of each person: clients, employees, board members, community.
We act fairly, we work hard, we develop sound practices, and we are a good employer, service provider, and steward of resources.
We see potential in each person and meet them where they are. We care about the people we employ and the people we serve.
ECS cultivates a diverse group of stakeholders. We appreciate the value of having everyone represented at the table.
COMMUNITY & COLLABORATION
We are part of a larger community and a larger world. These relationships inform our work and benefit our clients.
VISION & LEADERSHIP
We approach our work with enthusiasm and passion, developing best practices and nourishing leadership throughout ECS.
FLEXIBILITY, INNOVATION, MOVEMENT:
We do dynamic work with responsiveness to both needs and opportunities.
CONTINUUM, HOLISTIC APPROACH
We believe there is no wrong doorway for seeking our services, and we maintain a connection with comprehensive resources in the San Francisco community.
TOOLS and EMPOWERMENT
We seek to equip people with support, knowledge, and the essential services needed to attain their goals.