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 refugee children with safe, loving homes.
Ensuring migrant children are safely united with their loved ones.
Empowering New Americans
Equipping new Americans to be contributing members of society.
Offering compassionate services to recently arrived migrants.
Empowering communities nationwide to join us in welcoming the stranger.
Our Network & Partners
Small gifts. BIG impact.
Every contribution makes a real difference in the lives of vulnerable immigrant and refugee families. Will you be the answer to their prayers today?