Episcopal Community Services

Operating under its mission of serving God by serving those in need through programs that foster hope, dignity and independence , ECS empowers vulnerable and struggling individuals and families by providing vital, high-quality social services that encourage healthy interdependence. Thousands of children and adults are served every day by our programs which focus on early childhood education and development, homelessness, mental illness, and substance abuse education. ECS ensures each client is served without regard for ethnic background, culture, gender, age, sexual orientation or religious creed.

Episcopal Justice and Advocacy

Justice and Advocacy Ministries | Episcopal Church

Being an advocate does not always involve drastic measures. Every day, we have the chance to stand up and speak when we see the need. Advocates have the opportunity to speak to their elected representatives, friends, family, and congregations about important issues.



Episcopal Public Policy Network

The Episcopal Public Policy Network is a grassroots network of Episcopalians across the country dedicated to carrying out the Baptismal Covenant call to "strive for justice and peace" through the active ministry of public policy advocacy.






Episcopal Bishops United Against Gun Violence

Bishops United Against Gun Violence is a group of more than 60 Episcopal bishops working to curtail the epidemic of gun violence in the United States.
We believe in a God of life in the face of death who calls our church to speak and act decisively against the unholy trinity of poverty, racism and violence.  In the struggle against these evils, our group offers four contributions detailed on the web site.


Words That Inspire. Deeds That Transform.


"Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me." — Matthew 25:40 (NRSV, extracted from our mandate 25:37-40)

Episcopal Relief & Development is an international relief and development agency and a compassionate response to human suffering on behalf of The Episcopal Church. Our work to heal a hurting world is guided by the principles of compassion, dignity and generosity.


Episcopal Community Services
San Francisco

Here at Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco, we help over 6,800 homeless and low-income people every year. We provide housing, jobs, shelter, and essential services to help someone get off the street and stay off the street.