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LSS is part of the solution to ending homelessness in our region. Since 1992, we have focused on supportive housing, helping individuals and families of all ages to rebuild their lives after experiencing homelessness. Using stable housing as our blueprint for success, we offer compassionate, nonjudgmental guidance and connect each person to the support they need. We focus on quality of service and each person’s relevant needs, not a prescribed formula. This allows individuals and families the time to stabilize their lives and to regain their confidence and dignity. 

Today nearly 4,000 individuals of all ages – birth to 102 years old – are in safe, stable housing and receiving the care and support they need through 32 supportive housing programs we manage in seven counties: Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Joaquin, Solano, Yolo and Shasta.

We also work in conjunction with Lutheran Disaster Response for short- and long-term response services after disasters such as the wildfires that have devastated large portions of Northern California in recent years. Our CEO and community volunteers often remain involved for years to offer guidance on rebuilding efforts.

As a public benefit 501(c) 3 nonprofit corporation (EIN 94-1659687), LSS relies on charitable donations to help advance its mission and vision. This includes gifts and grants from individuals, congregations, corporations, foundations, United Way, Combined Federal Campaign and government agencies in the form of contracts for services.

  • ELCA
    ELCA
  • LCMS
    LCMS
  • LSA
    LSA
  • Dignity Health
    Dignity Health

    Collaborative partnership with LLS of Northern California in Housing with Dignity program, Sacramento

  • Received grant for $3,000 2017 request

  • Frank A. Campini Foundation
    Frank A. Campini Foundation
  • Lutheran Care for the Aging
    Lutheran Care for the Aging

    endowment that funds LSS Support for Seniors program in SF

  • Bernard E. and Alba Witkin Foundation

  • logo with both brands

  • for CDBG funding to renovate V Street property

  • World Centric
    World Centric

    In kind sponsor of compostable paper products to SF

  • Walter S. Johnson Foundation
    Walter S. Johnson Foundation

    grant for business planning related to youth employment program development

  • Wells Fargo
  • Anthem
  • Del E. Webb
    Del E. Webb
  • Safeway Foundation
    Safeway Foundation
  • Cal CASA
    Cal CASA
  • Kaiser Permanenete
  • Sisters of St. Joseph
  • Thrivent Financial

  • CFC
    CFC
  • United Way
    United Way

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