• Please renew your support as an LSSI 2017 Partner today - especially as Illinois's budget stalemate continues to threaten services to children & families across the state
  • Lutheran Social Services of Illinois: Transforming Lives for 150 Years, 1867-2017
  • Of the 3,785 people served by the Welcoming Center in 2016, only 23% required hospitalization
  • Project IMPACT provides crisis intervention and mental health screenings to individuals. Learn more in the latest issue of Inspired
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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Thank You

We are Grateful

Thank you for your generosity this past holiday in making the season so much brighter for the families that we serve. Because of your compassion, over 1,000 children and their families received gifts, coats and/or winter boots this Christmas. The response from churches and businesses was overwhelming.

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2017 Good Shepherd Sunday

Please plan now to celebrate LSSI's 150th anniversary during the 2017 Easter season. We will have a new video and other resources available for your congregation to use on May 7 (Good Shepherd Sunday) or on another Sunday during the Easter season.

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2017 Events

Mark Your Calendars

LSSI hosts many events throughout the year from open houses and church gatherings to fundraising and advocacy opportunities.

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