What does Lutheran Services in America do?
More than a quarter-million volunteers and staff members treat acute and chronic illnesses of body and mind, provide care for the whole person in need, and strengthen and empower individuals and families to care for themselves, for one another, and for their communities.
Is Lutheran Social Services a nonprofit?
Lutheran Social Services of Southern California was officially incorporated in 1946 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit social service agency. Today LSSSC serves thousands of individuals and families throughout Southern California with over 70 different programs/ services at nearly 20 different locations.
How long has Lutheran Social Services been around?
Brief History Lutheran Social Services organizations have their roots in the congregational outreach efforts of Lutheran immigrants from Germany and Scandinavia who settled in the United States in the nineteenth century. Many of these organizations were established in the mid-1800s as hospitals or orphanages.
What is LSS housing?
LSS provides housing and necessary support services with the purpose of building vibrant communities that contribute to the greater good of individuals and families. We hold tenant and partner relationships in trust as we work together to improve the places where people live, work and play.
What is rapid rehousing Milwaukee?
HPRP provides financial assistance and services to prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless and help those who are experiencing homelessness to be quickly re-housed and stabilized. The funds under this program are intended to assist individuals and families who would be homeless but for this assistance.
How do I start a transitional housing program in Wisconsin?
How to Start a Transitional Housing Program
- Determine the Target Population. To get started, spend time learning what needs exist in your community.
- Seek and Acquire Funding.
- Obtain Community Support.
- Find a Transitional Homes Facility.
- Purchase Supplies and Inventory.
- Establish Rules and Guidelines.
- Teach Life Skills.