Connecting People - Creating Change

Welcome to Lutheran Children and Family Service (LCFS). We are a non-profit social service agency providing a broad scope of services to a diverse clientele throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.

By relying on a wide network of individuals and agency supporters, our dedicated staff is able to provide families and children with services from a variety of local, state, federal and community resources.

Because of caring people like you, who offer your support as foster parents, volunteers and congregational members, we are able to bring new opportunities and restore hope to numerous individuals in need throughout the greater Philadelphia region.

We invite you to learn more about LCFS to discover the many ways that we are creating positive change in the lives of children and families in our community, and to find out how you can help us make a difference.

New Online Resource Center: Refugee Resettlement Facts

Lutheran Children and Family Service has developed an online resource center to provide information about the type and degree of refugee security measures that the United States has in place.

The resource center also provides information on how you can volunteer your time or talent to help with refugee resettlement.

Resource Center

The Governor’s list of essential services paid during the budget impasse does not include foster family care for children – a required alternative to protect children.

The safety and care that foster homes provide for children who cannot remain with their families due to child abuse or neglect are a public responsibility.

This is NOT a partisan issue – it is a clear moral and ethical mandate that can be remedied by including child welfare and juvenile justice services as essential, allowing payments for the care of these children to continue without disruption.

Please ask Governor Wolf to make this change to the list of essential