Lutheran Social Services of
Wisconsin and Upper Michigan
A Kenosha, Wis., couple welcomed a daughter, Ellie, into their family through a local, open adoption facilitated by LSS.
Published October 2016
An article in Isthmus announced the planned senior living project at Union Commons. The development is designed to appeal to "grandfamiles" or grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. It will utilize LSS's wraparound services to deliver intergenerational programming. Published September 2016
LSS has adopted a sliding scale fee structure for its counseling services, as reported in a recent article in the Sun Prairie Star newspaper.
Published August 2016
Raphael Al Rubaye, an LSS case manager for the refugee resettlement program and an Iraqi refugree, shares in the Wisconsin State Journal how LSS and other organizations help newcomers coming to the United States.
The Homme Youth & Family Programs was featured in a profile in the Shawano Leader newspaper.Published July 2016
A recent article in the Onalaska-Holmen Courier-Life, features Angie and Nate Schlesner’s adoption of a child with Down Syndrome through the LSS Kyrgyzstan Adoption Program.
Published July 2016
Sara Meyer and Mike Witzke of LSS talk about the need for more foster care homes in the La Crosse area in a TV interview with Eric Jacobson of WKBT.Broadcast July 2016
Urban Threads was featured on CBS 58 for its work in providing clothing to homeless children in the Milwaukee Public Schools.Broadcast May 2016
An article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel features the work that Urban Threads is doing to provide clothing to homeless children in the Milwaukee Public Schools.Published May 2016
Kathy Mack, certified peer specialist, and Shannon Hammer, Friendships Unlimited supervisor, did an in-studio interview with Libby Collins of KTI Country Connections on May 8.Broadcast May 2016
Jane Jordan was interviewed by news anchor Kris Schuller on May 4 to promote Mental Health Awareness Month.Broadcast May 2016
Jane Jordan of Wellspring appeared on WBAY-TV, Green Bay to talk about Mental Health Awareness Month and to share information on resources available to women at Wellspring. Broadcast May 2016
Jane Jordan, program manager of Wellspring, did an interview with reporter Jeff Flynt to promote Mental Health Awareness Month.Broadcast May 2016
Our Providing Access to Healing Program helps student struggling with mental health issues by bringing counseling and support directly to them during the school day. Published April 2016
The Make the Ride Happen program provides transportation to those who need it in Northeast Wisconsin. Read how one volunteer, Russ Van Straten, makes a difference. Published March 2016
An article in the Wisconsin State Journal featured Off the Square Club and its plans to move forward with the installation of a shower and accessible restroom to serve its members. Many Off the Square Club members are homeless and find it difficult to maintain their hygiene while on the streets. Published February 2016
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Milwaukee, WI 53204