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.
"I'm Too Young to Be On My Own."
You Can Make the Difference
LCFS believes every child deserves to be raised in a permanent, loving and safe home. Give a teen the family they deserve. Celebrate their accomplishments. Guide them for the future.
Find out how you can mentor, support and love a teenager in need. Click here for details.
Child Welfare: Why We Do This Work
In the field of Child Welfare, we often ask ourselves why we do this work. The work is stressful, emotionally taxing, and the hours are long. This is my journey. Click here to read a touching article from Donna Cohn, Supervisor, Lutheran Children and Family Service.