Human Services

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF INDIANA INC

Help you need. Hope you can trust.

aka Lutheran Social Services of Indiana

Fort Wayne, IN

Mission

To express the love of Jesus Christ for all people through services that empower individuals to move toward social, emotional and spiritual wholeness.

Ruling Year

1952

President/CEO

Angela Moellering

Main Address

333 E. Lewis Street

Fort Wayne, IN 46802 USA

Keywords

Social Service Agency, Mental Health Counseling, Early Childhood Education, Daycare Provider, Case Management, Workforce Development

EIN

35-0868124

 Number

0506623164

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Child Day Care (P33)

Family Services (P40)

Employment, Job Related N.E.C. (J99)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

For ever a century, Lutheran Social Services of Indiana (LSSI) has been reaching out to Indiana communities, meeting needs with Christ's love. Today, that commitment to serve our neighbors remains steadfast. WE continue to express the love of Jesus Christ for all people through services that empower indiviudals and families to move toward social, emotional and spiritual wholeness.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Case Management Services

Children's Village Early Learning Center

Education Creates Hope and Opportunity (ECHO)

Financial Literacy

LSSI Works

Balance Works

Where we work

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Lutheran Social Services of Indiana has an impact statement that focuses the mission of the organization: To promote the overall health of our community, LSSI focuses on equipping willing families facing the most challenging obstacles with the skills necessary to make positive life choices as evidenced by advancement toward economic and family stability.

Lutheran Social Services of Indiana provides holistic support of the entire family structure with a variety of programs all focused on moving individuals and families toward economic and family stability. Each program has a focus to directly build skills toward stability. To accomplish this, the programs will work in tandem with each other to address each area of a individual/family situation that could bring further stability.

LSSI employs the use of evidence-based practices in each program to ensure effectiveness toward individual client and programmatic goals. The organization uses a Balanced Score Card system to track program and agency progress and is accredited every 4 years by the Council on Accreditation.

LSSI employs the use of evidence-based practices in each program to ensure effectiveness toward individual client and programmatic goals. The organization uses a Balanced Score Card system to track program and agency progress and is accredited every 4 years by the Council on Accreditation.

External Reviews

Accreditations

Council on Accreditation (COA) [for Children and Family Services] - Accreditation 2007

External Assessments

Evaluated via the Impact Genome Project (2019)

Financials

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF INDIANA INC

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Not Applicable

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Not Applicable

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Not Applicable