July 2023 News

Jul 10
Millions of Americans are trying to figure out what’s next with their student loan debt, and that includes tens of thousands of Minnesotans. MPR News Host Angela Davis talked with Kim Miller, LSS Financial Counseling, about student loans and first steps to consider as student loan payments resume in October.

June 2023 News

Jun 19
June is National Home Ownership Month. Buying a home is often the largest financial decision one will make in their lifetime. Listen to the KRJB radio interview with Nichole Szczesniak, housing counseling program director, to hear insights about becoming a homeowner.
Jun 8
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) is proud to host its second annual Juneteenth event on Thursday, June 15 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Center for Changing Lives in Minneapolis to recognize the significance of Juneteenth and offer an opportunity to support black-owned businesses. LSS’ Juneteenth event will be held in the parking lot of the Center for Changing Lives at 2400 Park Avenue and will feature more than a dozen black-owned vendors who will be selling savory and sweet selections from their eateries, massage and wellness items, custom crafts, and other goods and services. LSS Human Resource representatives will be available to discuss career opportunities.  

May 2023 News

May 8

Children’s Home Society and Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota are affiliated organizations seeking foster parents to partner with them in caring for children and youth in need. If you are interested in making a direct difference in children’s lives, consider becoming a foster parent.

During 2022, an estimated 11,200 children and youth experienced out-of-home care, according to the most recent information available through the Minnesota Department of Human Services.