News

March 2021 News

Wednesday
Mar 17
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.
Wednesday
Mar 17
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.

February 2021 News

Tuesday
Feb 2

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.

January 2021 News

Tuesday
Jan 26

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.

Tuesday
Jan 12

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) is pleased to announce they will assume management and operations of Pathways 4 Youth, a program founded by the St. Cloud Rotary Foundation (SCRF) in 2018. Lutheran Social Service is a statewide leader in youth services whose 155-year mission began with children.

November 2020 News

Monday
Nov 9

Residents of Le Sueur County can access virtual financial wellness classes and one-on-one financial counseling sessions for free through a partnership with LSS Financial Counseling and Le Sueur County Department of Human Services.

“The pandemic has impacted all of us in one way or another,” said Julie Zachariason, senior program manager with LSS Financial Counseling. “This partnership is a response to the real and pressing need of area residents to successfully navigate their financial options.”

October 2020 News

Friday
Oct 2

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) will offer Keys to Success, a Zoom class to help people planning to rent their residential properties learn the basics. Keys to Success will address tenant selection, leases, laws and tenant/owner communication. The three-part class will also be relevant for seasoned owners and managers who want to learn about new renter protections that are in effect in Minneapolis and soon will be in St. Paul.

Friday
Oct 2

LSS Meals, a service of Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota, is seeking community partners to help distribute 90,000 meals to Minnesotans struggling with nutrition.

Thanks to a recent grant from the Minnesota Department of Education, LSS Meals will provide these meals and snacks to members of our communities at no cost to them. Any Minnesotan who struggles to access proper nutrition during Covid-19 is eligible to receive up to five nutritionally balanced frozen meals and snacks.