Epworth Children & Family Services
Founded in 1864, Epworth Children & Family Services is a multiservice agency that helps at-risk and in-need children, youth, and families move toward self-sufficiency by focusing on health, housing, education, and employment. You can make a difference. Explore our hands-on and contactless outreach opportunities.
Get Involved at Epworth
Single event or occasional service opportunities for volunteers 21 yrs and older. May be done individually or in a group. Examples include:
Salem Serve Day at Epworth
Clothing distribution days (Webster Groves)
On-Campus activities: meals, career days, game days
Provide birthday cards, gift cards, hygiene kits, socks, underwear
Decorate, paint, clean, yard work
Service opportunities are for volunteers desiring to build a helping relationship with Epworth youth or the agency. Must be 21 yrs or older. [Background checks may be required.] Examples include:
Weekly Drop-In Center Lunch
Special interest activities
Epworth donation center
Sunday night chapel (Webster Groves)
1st Sunday lunch out
These are service opportunities for volunteers desiring to build a longer-term helping relationship with Epworth youth or the agency. They are available volunteers 21 yrs and older. [Background checks may be required.]
Tutoring (1-3 months)
Mentoring (3-12 months)
Drop-In Center volunteer
Life skills trainer
Thousands of individuals turn to Epworth each year for foster care case management, residential and intensive treatment, psychological evaluation, in-home family therapy, emergency shelter services, transitional and independent living, homeless youth outreach, drop-in center and clinical services, life skills and vocational training, and a 24-hour crisis help-line. Epworth is headquartered at 110 N. Elm Ave. in Webster Groves and has offices in Normandy, University City, and South St. Louis City. In addition Epworth also supports Intrada, a program that assists youth that have aged out of the foster care system by providing affordable, subsidized housing and wrap-around services such as life skills training and employment assistance with the goal of advancing youth toward self-sufficiency.
For more information about Epworth Children & Family Services visit them online or follow on social media @EpworthSTL.