• Lutheran Social Services of Illinois: Transforming Lives for 150 Years, 1867-2017
  • Project IMPACT provides crisis intervention and mental health screenings to individuals. Learn more in the latest issue of Inspired
  • Help more people in Illinois reach their full potential in life. Double your gift through the Matching Challenge!
  • Supportive services like Visits to Mom and The Storybook Project help keep families connected during a parent's incarceration.
Learn about Lifebooks, a tool for foster children to put pieces of their lives together

My Awesome Life

We believe a Lifebook is a powerful tool that can help children understand their own stories and put the pieces of their lives together.

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Thank You for Your Support!

Thank You!

The final numbers are in and we raised over $22,000 on our first Day of Giving. Your ongoing support of LSSI is appreciated by everyone — our staff, our volunteers, and those we serve. Check out the first of our "thank you" videos created to remind you how much your commitment to LSSI matters.

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Thank You - 35th Annual Amicus Certus Celebration

We Are Grateful

Our 35th Annual Amicus Certus (True Friend) Celebration was a big success. We are grateful to all who attended to help us honor The Gerald A. and Karen A. Kolschowsky Foundation. The continuing support makes everyone a "true friend" of LSSI.

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In-Kind Giving for Christmas

LSSI will be collecting gift cards this year to give as gifts to our older children in foster care and provide a holiday meal for families throughout Illinois.

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