LSS provides stability and honors the dignity of those we serve by providing supportive housing services that lead to self-sufficiency. By providing support services and compassionate guidance, we help individuals and families to stabilize their lives and become self-sufficient. LSS envisions that our communities have hope, stability, and a path to self-sufficiency.
Stable housing is our blueprint for success. LSS' supportive housing programs provide the tools necessary to construct a a solid foundation in peoples lives. LSS believes that when housing needs are met, all members of our community can become engaged, contributing members of society.
LSS currently serves nearly 3000 clients in Sacramento, San Francisco, Contra Costa and San Joaquin Counties. Our programs include money management services, case management in transitional and permanent supportive housing sites, case management and housing services for emancipated former foster care youth, disaster preparedness training, and long-term disaster response services in the event of a local disaster.
As a public benefit corporation and a 501(c) 3, LSS is funded by individual and corporate donations, government contracts, grants, and by the support of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, and their member congregations. LSS also works as the lead affiliate for Northern California for Lutheran Disaster Response.
LSS of Northern California conducts an annual audit in addition to audits of individual programs to comply with governmental regulations.