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About Us

  • Partners

    LSS in Minnesota is able to impact the lives of thousands of people each year because congregations and organizations share our vision that all people have the opportunity to live and work in community with full and abundant lives.

  • Annual Awards

    Each year, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota recognizes public officials, organizations and community leaders for inspiring hope, changing lives and building communities in ways that are aligned with LSS’ vision for all people.

    Collaborative Service Partners

    Lutheran Social Service has established innovative partnerships and works collaboratively with individuals, groups, organizations, government agencies, congregations and volunteers to provide a continuum of care in delivering social service.

    Faith-based Partners

     Lutheran Social Service is a faith-based organization that maintains relationships and works in partnership with congregations, synods, and other faith-based organizations.

    Corporate and Foundation Partners

    Lutheran Social Service is grateful for the many corporations and foundations that join hands with LSS to ensure that all Minnesotans have the opportunity to live in community with full and abundant lives.

    Public Policy and Coalition Partners

    LSS is committed to working together with organizations, communities of faith, citizens and legislators to support public policies that protect human dignity and make for healthy life: adequate food and shelter, meaningful work, safe communities, healthcare, and education.

    Lutheran Services in America

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    Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is a member of the Lutheran Services in America network (LSA). LSA is one of the largest health and human services networks in the U.S., with more than 300 members that provide a broad range of critical services from health care to children and family services, senior services, disaster relief, refugee services, disability support, housing, and employment support, among others, in all 50 states and parts of the Caribbean. Collectively, LSA members serve 1 in 50 people each year in thousands of communities across the country and are open to all regardless of their religious affiliation or social or economic background. LSA is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS). To learn more, please visit