Click here to support refugees arriving in the Northwest

Doing work

that is ‘close

to my heart’


LCSNW communities are enriched by the lived experience of our staff. Nabin’s story is just one example. Born and raised in a refugee camp in Nepal, Nabin is a Program Manager in our Portland office. He’s an ambassador for education access wherever he goes, including the Global Refugee Forum in Switzerland.


for our clients’



LCSNW is stepping up efforts to monitor and shape public policy. Take a look at our 2024 Legislative Agenda to see what issues and funding opportunities we are tracking at the state capitols in Olympia, Salem and Boise. Because advocacy is an important tool for achieving health, justice and hope.

Fulfilling wishes,

meeting needs

all year long


Skim through our Amazon Wishlists to find all kinds of items you can buy for LCSNW clients all over the Northwest — children, isolated seniors, assault survivors, refugee families and more! These wishes last well beyond the holidays; they are for sustaining hope all year long.

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 aging adults and people with disabilities of all ethnic backgrounds are part of the social fabric. We provide the services they need to live engaged and independent lives. 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