• Foster hope, foster trust, foster love - foster a child! Children of all ages need a chance to experience a healthy, loving and secure home.
  • We are grateful to all of you who supported LSSI by advocating for human services on Lutheran Day in Springfield, celebrating Good Shepherd Sunday in churches across IL and attending the Women's Network Spring Fling in Chicago
  • LSSI operates 21 housing sites across IL. Providing comfortable and affordable apartment-style living for older adults
  • Responding to the Gospel, LSSI brings healing, justice, and wholeness to people and communities
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.

Learn More

Take Action

We Need Your Help!

Now more than ever your advocacy is needed. Illinois is now entering its eighth month without a budget and every day people are being denied critical services.

Learn More


Kid Heroes by Mattress Firm logo

Kid Heroes

Mattress Firm is partnering with LSSI and 2 other Chicagoland foster care providers with a new kids clothing drive through June 26 and a “Kid Hero” photo contest.

Learn More

Screenshot of new Joshua Arms website

New Website for Joshua Arms of LSSI

The site was given an updated look, fresh content, and a resource center that serves as a guide to making decisions on supportive living in the greater Joliet area.

View Website