The Family Stabilization Initiative is a three-year project focused on finding better ways to strengthen families and prevent children from entering child welfare systems.
LSA Press Releases
Lutheran Services in America honored three peer coaches from the Results Innovation Lab with the Beacon Award and three leaders with the Scion Award for their exceptional leadership and commitment to improving outcomes for children, youth and families.
Lutheran Services in America presented Genacross Lutheran Services and Lutheran Social Services of New York with the first of two new annual awards: The Innovator Award and The Micah Award.
Lutheran Services in America has announced the public launch of its Lasting Change Campaign, a nationwide initiative to achieve healthier, more equitable futures for low-income Americans.
Forbes has recognized Lutheran Services in America as one of “America’s Top Charities” after attracting $810 million in private donations in 2019. Ranked 16th on the list of America’s top 100 charities, the organization earned a slot among the nation’s largest 20 charities for the sixth consecutive year.
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation has awarded a $225,000 continuation grant to fund the Connect-Home Learning Collaborative’s second phase. Under the 12-month plan of Phase 2, Lutheran Services in America will expand implementation of Connect-Home to 275 low-income vulnerable adults transitioning from post-acute to home-based care.
The Congressional Budget Office confirms that the American Health Care Act will put our nation’s most vulnerable people at risk. The Act will cut federal Medicaid spending by $880 billion over ten years with 14 million Americans losing the care that Medicaid provides them.
As introduced, the American Health Care Act will jeopardize the health care and long term services and supports of millions of Americans by fundamentally restructuring Medicaid in the form of per capita caps, decreasing federal spending on Medicaid and reducing overall levels of health care coverage. Lutheran Services in America urges Congress to reject the American Health Care Act.
Today, Lutheran Services in America announced that Rachel Kerestes joined the organization as Vice President of Marketing and Communications.
Lutheran Services in America (LSA) is proud to announce a new partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) to bring together key leaders serving children, youth, and families to participate in AECF's preeminent Results-Based Leadership Institute (RBLI). This collective work is made possible through the continued generous support of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which has previously partnered with LSA on two prior learning cohorts.