Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest
Do You Know All They Do?
For more than 45 years, Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest has stabilized individuals and families during times of crisis and transition, built a self-reliant foundation where all people can fulfill their most basic needs, and preserved dignity and respect for our most fragile population in Arizona.
Aging & Disability Services
Prevents seniors and individuals with disabilities from experience isolation, loneliness, and health risks, so that they can live safely in their home s and within their communities. Includes home care, habilitation, Meals on Wheels, and grocery shopping services.
Children & Family Services
Builds strong families to help children grow in safe and loving families through a comprehensive range of services. Includes adoption, child and family workshops, community education, Family Resource Centers, foster care, parent aide and supervised visitation.
Relieves hunger and homelessness for neighbors facing extreme poverty. Includes interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP), food pantries, rent & utility assistance, SNAP assistance, health insurance outreach and enrollment, and disaster preparedness.
Refugee and Immigration Services
Resettles the world’s most vulnerable neighbors fleeing war, violence, and persecution. Includes resettlement, immigration, employment assistance, K-12 education services, and women’s empowerment.
How Can You Help?
Volunteer: A variety of opportunities to match your skills and interests are available.
Come & See: Attend a one-hour tour of their mission at locations across the state. (contact Maritta if you would like to take a tour of their new Phx. location)
Connect: Engage your community group, friends or congregation members in an impactful way.
Foster: Open your home and heart to children in need of your love.
Subscribe: Receive newsletters, advocacy alerts and other updates about their work.
Explore the website for info on all of the above topics: www.lss-sw.org
- Bus & light rail passes or gas cards
- Children’s diapers and adult pull-ups
- Boxes of cereal, canned food
- New car seats and booster seats
- Cleaning supplies: Lysol wipes, kitchen & bathroom cleaning spray
Note: Contact Lutheran Social Services directly to donate the above items.
And Did You Also Know?
All Saints provides meeting space for an LSS-SW social worker to meet with clients and offer financial assistance with utilities.