Driven by our faith and our nation’s values, LIRS works to protect and embrace refugees, migrants, and children seeking a new life in America. Having carried out this work for more than eight decades, LIRS and our national network of service providers are uniquely equipped to provide holistic, trauma-informed, and age-appropriate care to the vulnerable individuals we serve.
Areas of Our WOrk
Leading the Lutheran movement to resettle refugees since World War II.
Foster Care Services
Connecting vulnerable migrant & refugee children with safe, loving homes.
Ensuring that migrant children are safely united with their loved ones in the U.S.
Empowering New Americans
Equipping new Americans to be independent, contributing members of society.
Offering compassionate services to recently arrived migrants.
Empowering communities nationwide to join us in welcoming the stranger.