Since 1917, Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area has boldly served, confident in the knowledge that every small gesture is a miracle.
We offer love to those in need, creating new families in the process. We engage our communities to welcome the displaced. We embrace those whose present circumstances make them feel unwanted and marginalized by society, strengthening their lives and providing hope for the future.
As we embark on another century of service, join us as we collaborate and connect individuals, groups and congregations united in the mission to serve. Together we are stronger and capable of making the impossible, possible.
After living in a broken home, Kimora was afraid to love. Like her 415,000 peers in foster care across the country, she is not a sob story. She is a fighter because she believes in hope and a better future. #LoveBoldly
An estimated 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV and millions more are affected by its stigma. Donovan and his family are not just another statistic or a box on a form, they are bold. #EmbraceBoldly
Living happily before the war began, Ibrahim's life changed when he was forced to flee Baghdad with his children and wife. His story is one of the 20 million refugees worldwide fleeing war and persecution. #WelcomeBoldly
Public Comment Opportunity
The Council on Accreditation (COA), a national accrediting entity designated by the US Department of State to provide Hague Accreditation and Approval, invites the public to provide comment on intercountry adoption service providers seeking Hague Accreditation, Approval or Renewal. You are invited to provide comments through COA’s website.
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