Family 01

Health. Justice. Hope.

Lutheran Community Services Northwest makes our world a safer, healthier and more hopeful place to live for us all. We help vulnerable children, families, immigrants and others overcome life’s most difficult challenges to become flourishing members of society. Thanks to the support of our generous donors, we save lives and create thriving communities enriched by the diversity and strengths of people who have triumphed over adversity.

A Different Path to the American Dream

Jean Paul Mugisha embodies the American dream. By studying and working hard, he has made a better life for himself and his family. What makes Jean Paul’s dream unique is he’s spent most of his life in a refugee camp. Read his story.

Eight Scholarships Awarded by North Puget Sound District

Education and job training are pathways to stability and success. Each year we help struggling students along this path with our Cascade People’s Center Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded annually to individuals who have been affiliated with our programs in North Puget Sound. Meet two of this year’s recipients.

Senior Services Hub Coming to South Puget Sound

Growth in dementia-friendly services and other programs is leading our South Puget Sound (SPS) District in Tacoma to move to a new home. Learn more.

Behavioral Health Services

Achieving health and well being for a better life

Better lives mean better communities. So we partner with thousands of people as they make their journeys from addiction, trauma and mental health issues to recovery, hope and happiness. Learn More

Family and Community Support

Building stronger families and communities

By breaking generational cycles of poverty and trauma, we make a powerful positive impact on people and communities. Learn More

Refugee and Immigrant Services

We help refugees and immigrants rebuild their lives in a new country

We believe in the American dream. That’s why we help people who’ve endured the unimaginable to pursue it. Learn More

Child Welfare Programs

Keeping kids safe, supported and loved

We believe all children deserve homes where they feel safe and loved. That’s why we work to ensure that neglected, abused, parentless and other at-risk children are surrounded by loving families. Learn More

Aging and Independent Living

Enriching communities with active and engaged seniors

We believe our communities are richer when seniors and people with disabilities are part of the social fabric. Learn More

Crime Victim Services

Standing up for victims of crime

We stand with victims of crimes to offer personal support, connections to services that aid with healing and recovery, and assistance through investigative and legal processes. Learn More

Make a Difference
Support people in need in your community with a gift today.