Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest

  • AZ


Multiple Locations
Multiple Arizona Cities

United States

About Us

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest (LSS-SW) stabilizes individuals and families during times of crisis and transition, builds a self-reliant foundation where all people can fulfill their most basic needs, and preserves dignity and respect for our most fragile populations in Arizona.


Showing kindness, doing justice, and serving those in need.


A just world where all people can fulfill their basic needs. 

Serving Southeast, Southern, Central, and Northern Arizona we focus on the following four areas:

C H I L D R E N & F A M I L Y  S E R V I C E S: Family Resource Centers, in collaboration with First Things First, partner with families raising children birth to 5 years old through developmental playgroups, parenting classes and connections to community resources. Foster Care Services brings children and adults with development disabilities home to a place where emotional and physical needs can be met with love. 

A G I N G & D I S A B I L I T Y  S E R V I C E S: In Home Care provides quality care that enables the elderly and individuals with disabilities to live at home and maintain independence. In addition, Aging and Disability Services offers training and support for family caregivers and Meals on Wheels in Pima County.

E M E R G E N C Y  S E R V I C E S: Emergency Services seeks to engage individuals, families and congregations to promote social, economic, health and other activities in the community. Programs include employment counseling, emergency food assistance and the Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP).

R E F U G E E & I M M I G R A T I O N  S E R V I C E S: Side by side with volunteers and community co-sponsors, Refugee & Immigration Services resettles approximately 800 refugees each year as they strive toward previously unknown goals, strengthen newfound bonds and courageously rebuild their lives.

Latest Listings

Deliver free pet food to older adults & their pets (Volunteer Opportunity)

Help Home-Bound Seniors with Yard Maintenance - Southern AZ (Volunteer Opportunity)

Food Sorting Volunteer (Volunteer Opportunity)

Refugee Children's Summer Program Volunteer (Volunteer Opportunity)

Early Bird Needed to Stock Food Pantry (Volunteer Opportunity)