Where Life Stories Take Shape
Last year, LSS helped to transform the lives of South Dakotans 45,781 times 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.
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Are you SMARTer than a fifth grader? Anyone remember that show? Adults had to compete against fifth grade kids to answer general knowledge questions. Guess who usually won? Yes, it was the kids. When my son was in elementary school, he had to bring home his planner every day for me to see. It had […]