Thank You!


Thank you to all who joined us at our Night of Reflection event. Blessings to all our church partners and supporters—we are grateful for your commitment to our shared ministry.

A special thank you to our guest speaker, Rev. Dr. John Nunes! And welcome to our new board members: Darrel Upson, Twila Evanson and Chris Brown!

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Help those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Together, Irma and Harvey will leave thousands of families without food, shelter, clothing, electricity and medical assistance. For over 500 years, Lutherans have come together in times like these to care for their neighbors.

Please help those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma by sending your urgent, generous gift today.


Free Citizenship Classes

LSSNY is partnering with Women for Afghan Women to offer free ESL and citizenship exam preparation.

Classes are available regardless of gender, race, nationality, age, religion or sexual orientation.

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Fit Minds/Fit Bodies

LSSNY congratulates Ayodele Saromi, the Office Administrator and Attendance Teacher at LSSNY’s The New LIFE School (TNLS), on being named the latest recipient of the Wheat Ridge Ministries Emerging Leader Grant. The grant will fund a new afterschool program, called Fit Minds/Fit Bodies, which will provide academic and physical enrichment through martial arts to our high school students.

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LSSNY’s Immigration Hotline – a New Resource for Immigrants

Individuals can call and ask general questions about immigration law, current immigration policies, and where to access additional assistance. 

Call: 212.870.1179

Calls will be answered in person from 3:30pm-4:30pm, Monday to Friday. At other times, callers can leave a message and someone from the Immigration Legal Program will call them back.

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Lutheran Social Services of New York has been strengthening lives, families and communities for more than 125 years. This has been made possible through the work of dedicated staff, committed volunteers, and supportive congregations and communities.


View press releases, our latest news and announcements.

Life Services

Lutheran Social Services offers several service branches: Community Services, Residential Services, Child and Family Services, and Education.


Every $1 generates $10 worth of service. Make a contribution today so we can make a difference together.

A gift, sponsorship, or donation to LSSNY can help us continue to offer advocacy, leadership development, best practices and support to health and human service organizations throughout NYC.

You can double the impact of your gift! Many corporations – large or small – offer matching gift programs to their employees.
Look HERE to see if your employer has a program that will match your donation to LSSNY.