Happy National Social Work Month to our Dedicated and Talented Social Workers!

Our amazing Social Workers identify client needs, improve access to resources, and help clients build a brighter future. Thank you!

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Early LIFE celebrates Read Across America Day

Members of the local Rotary Club visited our Early LIFE Center at 218 West 147th Street to share a story and art activity with students in celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America Day. Our thanks to the Rotary Club for fostering a love of reading among our students—a fun and whimsical day was had by all!

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Free Citizenship Education Classes

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

Women for Afghan Women: 15824 73rd Avenue, Fresh Meadows, NY 11366

 To register for a class, call (718) 591-2434.

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

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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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In his first few weeks at LSSNY, new President & CEO Damyn Kelly, has been meeting with community leaders to set the agenda for his vision for the future.

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LSSNY welcomes new President & CEO,
Mr. Damyn Kelly.


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.


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Life Services

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


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