In a culturally sensitive and linguistically competent setting, the Southside Center supports and strengthens immigrant families from throughout the region, while also addressing needs in the diverse Bevo neighborhood.

Services Offered


Parking is available on the church lot next to the Southside office and along the street. A Metro bus stop is within walking distance. Transportation is provided for some children, women and elders attending programs and meetings.

Bilingual Youth Program Visits Cardinal Ritter Senior Services
December 07, 2018

This 2018 Christmas season, St. Francis Community Services’ Bilingual Youth Program is sharing their musical talents through a holiday concert . . .

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Seeds of Hope 2019
January 14, 2019

A summertime soiree, celebrating good works and good people.
Join St. Francis Community Services for its fourth annual summer gala . . .

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Getting "Safely-Home"

With the stress of being homeless relieved, both parents found stable jobs with benefits. The “J” family moved into a new rental house within a month. Today they pay bills and save money. The children are thriving at school. Proud of their progress, Mrs. J says those dark times yielded lessons she shares with her children.