Lutheran Social Service
Social & Welfare Services in Madison, WI
Addictions & Corrections. Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) assessments, day treatment services, outpatient counseling, education, and support groups for people dealing with alcohol and drug abuse issues, as well as gambling addictions. In addition, LSS has outpatient and day treatment services involving youth and their families. In partnership with the Division of Community Corrections, Department of Health and Family Services, and Federal Bureau of Prisons, LSS supplies an range of services including counseling, transitional living, case management, vocational training, primary and extended treatment for addictions and monitoring services for juveniles and adults.
Lutheran Social Service
read moreWe love our donors! Because of you, nearly 30,000 people each year find a path to recovery from addiction or mental illness, a home that is safe and affordable, a family to thrive in, independence and a life that is truly their own. With Servant-led hearts, we advocate for the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities, cultivating bravery in every life we touch. We challenge what has been, and co-create with our clients what could be. Visit our Careers Page for more about our benefits and the LSS culture.
read moreEvery year, tens of thousands of people in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan come to us with incredible odds stacked against them. People like Ashley. Ashley was drinking every day to escape from past traumas. As a result her children were removed from her custody and placed in temporary foster care. Ashley stayed at one of our residential treatment programs for 14 months. She was reunited with her children and today lives as a sober and actively engaged mom. Ashley exemplifies our vision of healthy communities filled with people using their God-given gifts to serve.
Board of Directors
read moreWe are governed by a Board of Directors, which is comprised of representatives from business, clergy, health care and other sectors of the community. The board provides direction and approval in terms of our strategic plan, employee and fiscal policies, and other programmatic issues.
read moreWhen you open the door of any Lutheran Social Services (LSS) office, you'll notice something special. You're greeted with a big smile and an offer to help that's genuine and pure LSS. This warm embrace comes with the territory. When we search for people to join our team, we look for important characteristics that not only benefit our clients, but also help assure comfortable and uplifting work environments for our employees. Some people feel that people who work here have a calling to serve, which helps unite our employees at LSS.
read moreWhile the global pandemic has contributed to widespread anxiety and depression, our partners in mission have rallied! Your investment in the LSS Response Fund has been a circle of light, a blessing to those we serve. With your support, our clients have received the counseling and resources to break through the dark, lonely days to find healing and hope. For many, however, the struggles continue. Lives are transformed when we join together. The LSS Response Fund allowed us to adapt to Telehealth services during the lockdown, which made all the difference for our client Mary.
The Application Process
read moreThanks for your interest in a career with Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. When you work at LSS, you'll know firsthand how great it feels to change someone's life. To get started, we're excited to share our list of current openings with you to see if there's a position that matches your interests, skill set and educational requirements. Remember - experience counts as well! Please apply for each position/requisition you are interested in pursuing. 2. Read through the position requirements and compete an online application, which will take approximately 30 minutes.