Episcopal Community Services

Episcopal Community Services

About Us

Episcopal Community Services (ECS) inspires children, empowers adults, and transforms communities by providing vital, high-quality social services that focus on early childhood education and development, homelessness, mental health, and substance use disorder treatment. In FY 2019-2020, ECS served more than 6,000 San Diegans with empowering supportive services. For more information, please visit www.ecscalifornia.org. 

 

ECS provides health and human services in the areas of homelessness, mental health, poverty, addiction, and early childhood education.  Annually, more than 2,500 children are served through ECS Head Start and Early Head Start programs that provide early childhood education and development programs with the goal of ensuring school readiness. Children aged five and under who may have experienced trauma and other negative events in their life receive bilingual, mental health support at ECS Para Las Familias in the South Bay area of San Diego. Homeless adults with severe mental health issues receive housing, supportive services and three meals per day at ECS Uptown Safe Haven program.  Adults with substance use disorder can find hope and healing through the outpatient services at ECS Central East Regional Recovery Center and anyone arrested or convicted of driving while under the influence receives education and further assistance at ECS ACCORD DUI program in El Cajon. 

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