Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest

  • Multiple Arizona Cities



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

Office Volunteer for Children & Family Services (Volunteer Opportunity)

Children & Family Programming Instruction for Refugees (Volunteer Opportunity)

Provide New Tenant Instruction to Refugees (Volunteer Opportunity)

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

Be a Friendly Caller to Home-Bound Seniors - Phoenix (Volunteer Opportunity)

Emergency Materials Installer for Home-Bound Seniors - Phoenix (Volunteer Opportunity)

Utility Payment Administrator - Mesa (Volunteer Opportunity)

Prepare & Serve a Meal for I-HELP - Mesa (Volunteer Opportunity)

Food Pantry Volunteer Substitute - Mesa (Volunteer Opportunity)

Volunteer Content Writer - Phoenix (Volunteer Opportunity)