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Lutheran Services Of Iowa: Waterloo

Who We Are

Lutheran Services in Iowa (LSI) is one of Iowa's largest human services agencies with over 20 sites throughout Iowa. LSI is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).  Our work is guided by our core values; unite, respect, grow, and empower.


We partner with children, youth and families, people with disabilities, the elderly and people of refugee status – helping people in times of need, strengthening families and advocating dignity and social justice for our neighbors in the community.


LSI serves people of all ages, genders, nationalities, religions, ethnicities and sexual orientations.

What We Do

We provide human services to people of all ages, from infant to the elderly.  The services we provide span a wide range, too - from therapy and intensive crisis intervention with families; to community support for individuals with disabilities. 


Build Futures for our youth- LSI's Bremwood and Beloit Residential Treatment Centers provide mental health services to children ages 5-18 who have emotional and behavioral disorders. 

Open doors to opportunity- LSI's refugee community services help families build self-sufficiency through language classes, elderly outreach, and work readiness courses.

Find safe homes for kids- LSI is a lead agency is Iowa KidsNet, a statewide collaboration of agencies that recruits, trains, licenses, and supports families to foster and adopt Iowa children.

Prevent child abuse- LSI's early childhood programs prevent child abuse and build healthy families.

Keep families together- LSI programs help families in crisis, such as parents who may be at risk of losing their children or kids getting in trouble at school.

Support independence- LSI supports people with disabilities through community living services and respite care.


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