Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota was selected to serve as one of nine, federally-funded Community Resource Hubs to help pregnant and parenting families with young children navigate Minnesota’s early childhood services. Hubs will shift the burden of finding help from those seeking services to organizations that connect them with the supports they need.
April is Financial Literacy Month, an opportunity to increase your knowledge about money management and improve your personal finances. For LSS Financial Counseling, a nonprofit service that offers free financial assessments and budget counseling to the community, it’s an opportunity to share advice and information about how to create a more stable financial future, especially as Minnesotans face financial uncertainty during the pandemic.
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) was awarded $63,231 from the Central Minnesota Council on Aging (CMCOA) to continue supporting caregivers and helping Minnesotans receive a break from their caregiving responsibilities, access resources to grow their caregiving skills and connect with others through support groups, with its Caregiver Support Services.
Briell shared that she had been on her own since she was in high school, couch hopping and without a permanent place to land. She found essential help, emotional support, safe housing and greater stability through The REACH resource center, a program of Lutheran Social Service in Mankato.
Jobs in the health care field are among those in highest demand in the Twin Cities. Individuals wanting to begin or further their career in health care can receive support from LSS Financial Counseling’s Health Care Careers Program in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood.
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) assumed operations on February 1 for the Senior Companion Program in North Dakota, assuring that essential support through this service continues for older adults. The change comes as a result of Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota’s decision to close due to significant financial struggles in their affordable housing development services.
A new service by Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) helps caregivers build peace of mind by working with them to develop a plan for any potential situation when they could no longer care for their loved ones.
LSS’ Emergency Care Planning Service works directly with caregivers and their families to thoroughly assess their needs and create a comprehensive plan that meets those needs.