Healthy Families — Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
2015–2017 LWML Mission Grant #8
Grant Amount: $60,000
- To continue to move forward at the Centers with its mission to build and strengthen individual, family, and community life, beginning with pregnant mothers, infants, and children under age five.
The Lutheran Family Services (LFS) centers will continue to move forward with its mission to build and strengthen individuals, family, and the community beginning with pregnant mothers, infants, and children under the age of five. LFS has 29 centers from Council Bluffs, Iowa, to North Platte, Nebraska. They use an incentive-based combination of programming including parenting classes, support groups, therapy, and case management, reducing the risk of child abuse and neglect. While teaching the parent(s) parenting skills, it will help the child to feel secure, nurtured, and able to succeed in learning and in life.