• A Day in the Life: Every gift makes a difference! Donate Now
  • Lutheran Social Services of Illinois: Transforming Lives for 150 Years, 1867-2017
  • LSSI's Outpatient Services helps people build and strengthen their recovery skills. Learn more in the latest issue of Inspired
  • Supportive services like Visits to Mom and The Storybook Project help keep families connected during a parent's incarceration.
Learn about Lifebooks, a tool for foster children to put pieces of their lives together

My Awesome Life

We believe a Lifebook is a powerful tool that can help children understand their own stories and put the pieces of their lives together.

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35th Annual Amicus Certus

Reserve your tickets for the Women's Network Amicus Certus (True Friend) Celebration and support the good work of Lutheran Social Services of Illinois. This year LSSI honors The Gerald A. and Karen A. Kolschowsky Foundation.

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Collage of Transformed Lives

A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life is a 24-hour event on October 27 to raise awareness and funds for the programs of LSSI. We'll show you what a day at LSSI looks like with hourly updates of what's happening at sites across Illinois through stories about our staff, clients, and the programs we offer.

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Fall Fest

Fall Fest at Nachusa Lutheran Home

Join us on Oct. 30 for a pork chop luncheon, petting zoo, pumpkin decorating and a tour of the Nachusa campus.

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