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Colorado Springs Ecumenical Social Ministries (ESM) was established as a nonprofit organization in 1982 by eight large downtown churches. Considered an outreach extension for the community, ESM responds to the emergency social service needs of low-income, homeless and unemployed individuals and families in Colorado Springs. 

Eat at California Pizza Kitchen and support ESM! Download the flyer, present to your server and 20% of your bill will be donated to the Empty Stocking Fund, benefiting ESM and 19 other agencies!

Holiday Closings

ESM will be closed for Christmas on December 24th and December 25th. We will open for business and client services on Friday, December 26th.

We will be closed for New Year's on January 1.



 Empty Stocking Fund Campaign!

We are proud to be part of the Empty Stocking Fund Campaign and look forward to this year's campaign and goal of raising $1Million during the Christmas season!

To help the campaign and raise money for 20 agencies, including ESM visit



ESM Snow Closure Policy

In case of inclement weather, ESM follows School District #11 for delays and closures.

If District #11 has a two-hour delay, ESM will open at 10:00 a.m.

If District # 11 is closed, ESM is closed. 

If in doubt, please call our main telephone number 719-636-1916.

“Thank you Men's Warehouse for helping ESM provide more than 250 clients with professional work attire!"   ~  ESM Jobs Department
In response to the Gospel, ESM promotes self-sufficiency and restores dignity by providing food, medicine, housing, job placement, educational programs, and spiritual encouragement.

ESM provides a collaborative Christian response to low income and homeless people in crisis.

ESM will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations prohibiting discrimination.