Celebrating 125 years of welcoming, strengthening and healing in our community.

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska (LFS) needs your help during Omaha Gives to provide safety, hope and well-being for ALL people.

Last year, LFS services impacted the lives of over 45,000 people in Nebraska and Southwest Iowa. Meet the people who serve our community’s most vulnerable.

A message from President & CEO Ruth Henrichs

Amanda’s service to children

Shafiq’s service to newcomers

Bridget’s service to those in recovery

Barry’s service to veterans

What we do:

LFS has been providing critical, quality human care services for 125 years to our community’s most vulnerable populations. Here’s how we do it:

We welcome For refugees and other international newcomers joining our community, we provide direct support services leading to safety and security. Our multilingual case workers provide case management, advocacy, cultural orientation, education, immigration legal services, employment and job readiness training.

We strengthenAt all stages we support and strengthen families by providing human care services that help children and families thrive. We offer adoption, foster care, parenting classes, pregnancy counseling and youth behavioral health services including treatment for children impacted by sexual abuse.

We heal We offer trauma therapy counseling, mental health therapies, alcohol and substance use counseling and crisis response. Veterans, active military and their loved ones are served by LFS At Ease.

How You Can Help:

1. Make a Plan to Donate

In honor of Lutheran Family Services’ 125th anniversary your gift of $12.50, $25, $125, $250 — or more — will make a difference. Schedule your donation now or mark your calendar to donate during Omaha Gives! on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

2. Spread the Word

Over the past 125 years, our human care impact is immeasurable – but the need is still great. Help us continue creating a stronger, healthier and more welcoming community for all.

Share this page so others can learn more about LFS.

Help us continue creating a stronger, healthier and more welcoming community for all.