Health. Justice. Hope.
A disabled, homebound mother of three.
A crime victim looking for healing; an offender looking for redemption.
An immigrant in search of community and ways to give back.
We invite you to click to read these stories and learn how members of our community triumphed over adversity with the help of Lutheran Community Services Northwest and our generous donors.
Make a difference in the lives of others! We have a variety of volunteer needs in the communities we serve. Check our regional office pages for opportunities near you.
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