About

Making our world a safer, healthier and more hopeful place to live

When unimaginable crises threaten people’s lives and futures, Lutheran Community Services Northwest offers healing, help and hope. We help vulnerable children, families, refugees and others meet life’s most difficult challenges and thrive in communities that are healthy, just and hopeful.

Our mission is grounded in faith and the ideals of inclusiveness and justice. We respect, serve and advocate for all no matter their religion, ethnicity, sexuality or other personal attributes.

We have nearly a century of experience, recognized expertise and a legacy of success and dedication to serve more than 40,000 people each year across Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Our organization is committed to delivering the highest quality services and we have been accredited through the Council on Accreditation since 1991.

LCS Northwest services are provided without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religious belief, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ability, military or veteran status, source of income or political affiliation.

Annual Report

Strategic Plan

Diversity Action Plan

Diversity Action Plan Progress Update (2021-22)

Privacy Practices

Lutheran Community Services Northwest take privacy and confidentiality very seriously. It is important to us that our clients feel safe coming to us for services and trusting us with their information. We have posted our Notice of Privacy Practices here so that clients are aware of the laws and regulations covering how we may share their information.
* Updated 6/1/21 to clarify hybrid entity status.
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We offer services without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religious belief, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ability, military or veteran status, source of income or political affiliation.
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