Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) is a non-profit organization, transforming lives by ensuring safe children, strong families and vibrant communities. Founded in 1982, LSF currently touches the lives of 1 in 50 Floridians every year through various programs, including early education, youth shelters, foster care, refugee and resettlement services, substance abuse mental health services, and adult guardianship. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, LSF has more than 60 programs throughout Florida and approximately 1,200 dedicated employees.
We serve a variety of clients from a variety of backgrounds. Treating them all with dignity regardless of circumstances is key to serving them in a way that meet their needs.
Today is International Day of Education. Read more to hear how LSF in partnership with Head Start works to ensure education is accessible and equitable in our own communities.
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we often spend more time thinking of values like justice and equity. We spoke with our Director of Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion to bring you some insight to the work we're doing at LSF and how you can bring these values into your everyday life.
The New Year can be exciting opportunity to get a head start on goals and self betterment, but it can also be easy to get overwhelmed with new obstacles. Check out these tips from Dr. Christine Cauffield on having a happy and healthy New Year.
During the holiday season, children who have been removed from their homes often struggle. Whether you care for a foster child or know someone who does, here are four ways to create a foster friendly environment.
Feeling empty and depressed, he wondered where to turn to receive support for his mental health as he grieved such a tragic loss. Keith knew that others must be suffering in the same way, so he thought about ways to bring awareness to the silent ways that families and friends struggle with mental health when someone they love is a victim of gun violence.
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