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Lutheran Social Services of IllinoisLutheran Social Services of Illinois
In Chicago, Champaign, Dixon, Marion, Peoria, Rockford and Rock Island - and many other cities and towns throughout Illinois - Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) brings healing, justice and wholeness to individuals and families throughout th... Read more
In Chicago, Champaign, Dixon, Marion, Peoria, Rockford and Rock Island - and many other cities and towns throughout Illinois - Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) brings healing, justice and wholeness to individuals and families throughout the state. Continually striving to improve the availability, quality and effectiveness of our many services, LSSI touches tens of thousands of people each year, serving people of all ages, races, religious and economic circumstances.
Founded in 1867, Lutheran Social Services of Illnois (LSSI) is a statewide, not-for-profit social service agency of the three Illinois synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). LSSI serves people through an array of services at 89 program sites across Illinois. LSSI's services include counseling, mental health, substance abuse treatment, residential treatment for children and adolescents, Head Start, child care services, services for at-risk families, programs for adults and children with developmental disabilities, foster care and adoption, pregnancy counseling, housing and services for older adults and individuals with disabilities, nursing care and programs for prisoners and their families.