Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Address: 2485 Como Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone: (651) 642-5990 Website:

Since 1865, Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota has responded to Minnesota's changing needs by being wholly committed to making life better for our most vulnerable citizens.  Our 2,300 staff  serve nearly 100,000 people of all ages in each of Minnesota’s 87 counties and in more than 300 communities. With an annual budget of $94 million funded from public, private and charitable sources, LSS is the state’s largest, nonprofit social service organization.


Children & Family Services:
Disability Services:
People with developmental and physical disabilities are among the most vulnerable Minnesotans. LSS offers a wide variety of services, including residential living services, care and support for people in their own homes, and respite services for primary caregivers. 24-hour family support service that includes a crisis line, emergency daycare and overnight care
Parents, who are dealing with emergencies or crises such as sudden illness, housing problems, divorce or separation, or financial strains, may need time alone to resolve the crisis.  LSS Crisis Nursery—available in Mankato, Duluth and St. Cloud. Emergency day and night care for up to three days, by calling a 24-hour crisis hotline. 
Referrals, counseling and support, as well as supplies in emergency situations. Children from 0-12 years. Services are designed to ensure that people with disabilities have access to services, have meaningful relationships with others, and have the opportunity to contribute to community life.
LSS offers services in more than 300 locations in all areas of the state.  
Services Include: Camps, Retreat Centers, Host Homes, Residential and In-Home Support services, Employment Services & Vocational Rehabilitation, Guardianship and Care Coordination, Veteran & Military Family Services.
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