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Practicing the teachings, compassion and love of Jesus Christ, St. Francis Community Services serves individuals and families in need through community-based, culturally sensitive programs, helping people to recognize their strengths, overcome obstacles and achieve a better tomorrow.

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A Healing Family

After hearing the evidence and receiving the recommendation from the guardian ad litem (who waved his fee), the court awarded our client, Kathy, custody of her four young grandchildren. Kathy left the courthouse with certified copies giving her full legal and physical custody of the kids. She was very emotional and grateful to our lawyer, indicating how important it was for the children to know during this difficult time they will always be safe and taken care of.

Healthcare Needs and Difficult Choices

“Mrs. J” is a 68 year old senior who speaks very little English and has no transportation. She had been working at a factory in St. Louis for 13 years. Due to some serious health issues, she had to quit working at the end of July. Ms. J did not […]

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Congratulations to the 2017 Sr. Betty Brucker, FSM Memorial Scholarship Recipient!

Congratulations to Rosetta, who was presented with St. Francis Community Services’ second annual Sr. Betty Brucker, FSM Memorial Scholarship on March 8th, 2017. This scholarship is intended to provides assistance to a student pursuing . Rosetta is a graduating senior at a St. Louis area high school. She has dreamed of becoming a […]

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Resources for Lent

Remembering Our Migrant Neighbors During Lent The following are suggestions for one to do during Lent that connect with the Lenten themes of Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving. They are related to the Catholic Social Teachings of the Church. We hope you find them bringing you closer to Jesus in one […]

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