ECS’ Out of School Time (OST) recently celebrated the culmination of its summer program with two...
Earlier this month, I had breakfast with Anne Rice-Burgess, the new Executive Director of Episcopal Community Services, and I took on the new position of advisor to my successor. This marks the end of a transition process that started almost 18 months ago, when we elected a new Board President, so we could have a time of overlap before we began the search for the new ED.Read More
The ECS Inclusion & Advocacy team, in collaboration with the ECS Chaplain, recently hosted a letter writing campaign focused on supporting legislation to reduce gun violence in the city of Philadelphia and beyond. ECS partnered with Heeding God’s Call to End Gun Violence, an organization dedicated to eliminating gun violence through social and political action.Read More
One of our core values at ECS is Dignity. Every person has inherent worth and dignity that should be respected in every aspect of life. This belief is not only based on Episcopalian traditions, but it is also rooted in the social work code of ethics.Read More
Youth from the Episcopal Community Services OST and Youth Programs recently participated in a golf clinic at the McCall Golf Club in Delaware County. Amanda-Leigh Player Hall, President of the Gary and Vivienne Player Foundation, organized and hosted the event in honor of the role that golf played in the life of her father, legendary South African golfer Gary Player. Approximately 125 students took part.Read More
At ECS, we know the value of listening to the community. We accomplish more together through collaborative and inclusive relationships, and our programs and advocacy efforts are strengthened by the ideas and perspectives of our participants, staff, board of trustees, peer agencies, stakeholders and partners.Read More
Ryan Scott always knew that he had a heart for social work.Read More