May 29, 2015
White House Conference on Aging Invites Additional LSA Members to Regional Forum
CEOs of Diakon and National Lutheran Communities & Services Represent Lutheran Social Ministry at Boston Gathering of Senior Services Leaders
Earlier in 2015, the White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) launched a series of regional forums to provide input and ideas for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, which will take place on July 13 in Washington, DC. The forums, which are by invitation only, are designed to engage with leaders in the field of aging, older adults, their families, caregivers, and others on key issues affecting older Americans.
May 26, 2015
Lutheran Services in America Selected by The Annie E. Casey Foundation to Participate in Provider Exchange
Program Aims to Improve Lives of At-Risk Children and Families Throughout the U.S.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA) announced it has been invited by The Annie E. Casey Foundation to participate in the Provider Exchange®, a network of child welfare providers that commit their work to improve the lives of children and families. The LSA cohort of providers will create evidence-based practices and outcomes-guided programs to improve the well-being and lives of at-risk youth and families across the United States.
May 20, 2015
The LSA Disability Network in Action
Members Come Together to Share Best Practices & Learn from One Another on the Topic of Transitioning to Community Living
In May, leaders from LSA Disability Network member Cedar Lake traveled from Louisville, KY to Watertown, WI to meet with leadership and program staff of fellow LSA Disability Network member Bethesda Lutheran Communities. Cedar Lake was eager to learn more about Bethesda’s successful transition to community living for all of the long-term residents of their historic, campus-based Intermediate Care Facility (ICF).
May 20, 2015
Save the Date for LSA Disability Network Self-Advocate Training in October
Speak Up! Self-Advocate Training Oct. 6-7 in Washington, D.C.
The LSA Disability Network (LSA-DN) will host its second advocacy training event, "Speak Up! Self-Advocate Training" in October at the LSA office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
May 19, 2015
With over 100 LSA members serving children, youth and families in 33 states across the U.S., the LSA network has a nationwide footprint in child welfare. LSA members provide a broad range of services from foster care and adoption to counseling, housing, health care, mental health care, early childhood education, charter schools, alternatives to detention, Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) foster care programs, and programs for youth aging out of foster care.