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YOU CAN BE HEALTHY,
YOUR FAMILY SAFE,
YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS ACCEPTED.

THROUGH OUR WHOLE-PERSON, FAMILY-CENTERED
APPROACH TO CARE, AND CONTINUUM OF SERVICES.

Individuals, families and communities have access to the support and resources they need to thrive. Children and families have safe, stable home environments. Our community is a welcoming and inclusive place for people of all ages, faiths, races & economic statuses.

Where Life Stories Take Shape

Last year, LSS helped to transform the lives of South Dakotans with diverse and vital services statewide. But to see the whole picture and truly understand LSS, you have to see what is missing. You may know us as one specific service, but there is so much more. LSS helps individuals, families and communities of all shapes and forms. All have a place at LSS.

LSS is accredited by the Council on Accreditation, a ministry of the South Dakota Synod, ELCA, a member of Lutheran Services in America, a United Way agency and licensed by the State of South Dakota.

LSS Services
Adoption  Services • Alternatives to Detention • Behavioral Health Services • Better Together • Center for Financial Resources • Center for New Americans • Multi-Cultural Center • Childcare & Education • Disaster Response Services • Foster Care Services • Independent Living Services • Kinship Services • Mentoring Services • Pregnancy Counseling Services • Re-Entry Services • Residential Services for Children & Youth • Resource Family Services • LSS Cares Wraparound Services


News & Events

Our past experiences profoundly shape how we interpret the world and the people around us. For those who carry deep hurt or trauma, the instinct to build walls or maintain control often can lead to inflicting pain on others. At LSS, these individuals find grace as they grow in self-awareness and learn to move forward — building a future where they can feel healthy, safe and accepted in their relationships. This story rings true for Marie.