Episcopal Community Services

DIGNITY. RESPECT. INTEGRITY. COMPASSION.

Episcopal Community Services (ECS) has provided essential services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness in San Francisco since 1983, utilizing a holistic approach that addresses the multiple causes leading to homelessness. This past year, we served more than 13,000 people, guided by our mission to help 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.

The CHEFS Gala is Back!

Join us on May 14. Tickets go on sale March 21.

It's time to come together again!

After a pandemic pause that lasted two years, the CHEFS Gala, benefiting ECS and celebrating our CHEFS program, is returning on May 14 at the San Francisco Design Center Galleria.

LIVED EXPERIENCES OF HOMELESSNESS

Shardonnae

Moving her family forward

“I am very grateful for ECS, because they helped me find a job, go back to school, and have a career."

EJ

Focused on success

“I learned to set up for success before beginning any task, minuscule or major."

Sabrina

Now has a place to call home

“I was tired of the streets, the difference is this place. They don’t give up on you.”

STAY IN THE LOOP

ECS Supportive Housing Seen as Model for Innovation in Reducing Homelessness

February 3, 2022

Timothy Isaiah experienced homelessness for over 30 years before moving into his new home at 833 Bryant St in November 2021. Timothy is one of…

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Finding Home

November 9, 2016

“The kitchen saved my life and I’ve seen it save other people.” -Chef Phoebe Sanders. From 2005 to 2007, I ran the Community Kitchen Program…

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Pop-up clothing store designed to give homeless San Franciscans choice, respect

October 26, 2016

A clothing store will pop up in San Francisco on Friday, giving homeless people the opportunity to freely shop for those things they need, whether…

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Yes, You Can Vote If You Are Homeless

October 17, 2016

Billy Cunningham has been eligible to cast a ballot almost as long as he’s lived in San Francisco…The thing is, though: He hasn’t voted. Not…

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Need Help Today?

In need of shelter, services or housing. Click here to learn more.

Want to make an impact in your community? Check out current volunteer opportunitues with ECS.

Episcopal Community Services relies on the support of individual donors to help more than 13,000 San Franciscans experiencing homelessness each year.