Lutheran Services in Iowa

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Lutheran Services in Iowa is a social service agency that provides services to over 40,000 Iowans each year. We are the largest social service agency in the state. We serve all 99 counties in Iowa with 16 offices and over 900 employees.

Our many services include: early childhood services, family centered services, adoption and foster care, services for people with disabilities, home health care, mobility solutions, respite care, refugee resettlement, disaster response, Barnabas Uplift and residential treatment.

We serve people of all ages, genders, nationalities, religions, ethnicities and sexual orientation.

We are affiliated with Lutheran Services in America and three Iowa synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

(515) 271-7383
(515) 271-7479
3116 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Mission Statement: 

Lutheran Services in Iowa responds to the love of Jesus Christ through acts of service to all.

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Called by God's spirit and in response to Christ's love, this social ministry organization of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will serve as Jesus served. As a part of the Church's mission, we trust that God will use us to bring health, hope and healing to the world and to advocate for the dignity of our neighbors in community.

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Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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