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.

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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.

A Focus on Housing Accessibility: St. Francis Community Services Southside
April 10, 2019

Creating a Home in St. Louis

When individuals are able to purchase homes within their means, it’s a win . . .

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El Día del Niño (Day of the Child)
March 14, 2019

Each year around International Children’s Day, Southside Center hosts a celebration of El Día del Niño, or . . .

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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.