About Us

Our Mission

Showing kindness, doing justice and serving those in need.

Our Vision

A just world where all people can fulfill their basic needs.

Our Statement of Shared Values

Dignity: We demonstrate through our actions that all people have value and are worthy of respect. 

Diversity: We recognize and accept the differences among people, fostering an environment inclusive of all.

Social Justice: We model and promote a culture of open-mindedness, compassion, and inclusiveness, promoting fairness, justice, and equal opportunities for all.

Quality: We commit to excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement through anticipation and dynamic response to opportunities for change.

Community Partnerships: We build collaborative partnerships to strengthen individuals, families and communities.

Faith-based: We serve all people with an attitude of compassion and caring, recognizing and honoring our Christian heritage of God’s love in Christ for all.



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Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, an Arizona Qualifying Charity, and is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and recognized by the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest will make reasonable accommodations to all persons with a disability so that they may participate in program services or activities.