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.

Christmas Adopt-a-Family 2018
November 06, 2018

The Southside Center location of St. Francis Community Services is holding its annual Christmas Adopt-a-Family program. Each year . . .

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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.