Lutheran Settlement House

We are Lutheran Settlement House

Lutheran Settlement House, a Social Ministry Organization founded in 1902 as part of the Lutheran Social Mission Society, has remained in Philadelphia’s Lower Kensington neighborhood since the turn of the last century. We serve over 18,000 children, adults and families each year through integrated social, educational and advocacy services.  LSH’s focus has been to serve vulnerable children, adults and families living in the inner city regardless of race or creed.

Services provided:

  • A Bilingual Domestic Violence Program and Emergency Hotline
  • Jane Addams Place (domestic violence shelter providing housing, care and services for up to 29 mothers and 70 children at a time)
  • Adult Education and Career Development
  • Homeless Services
  • Senior Services
  • Medical Advocacy
  • Caregiver Support
  • Health and Nutrition Services

To learn more, please visit our website by clicking on our logo.
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Lutheran Charities Manager of Donor Relations and Ministry Partnerships, Barbara Stechert (2nd from left) presents a check to social ministry organization member, Lutheran Settlement House leadership (L-R), Assistant Director of the Bilingual Domestic Violence Program, Marcella Nyachogo, Executive Director, Christine Stutman and Director of Education, Technology & Job Readiness, Farrah Parkes.

Click above to view Lutheran Charities’ new video entitled History, Helping & Heart.

Upcoming Events

Sep
16
Sat
8:00 am Diakon Outdoor Adventure Challen... @ Diakon Wilderness Center
Diakon Outdoor Adventure Challen... @ Diakon Wilderness Center
Sep 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Diakon Outdoor Adventure Challenge 5K Trail Run/Walk @ Diakon Wilderness Center | Boiling Springs | Pennsylvania | United States
Prizes awarded to the top three finishers in all age groups (male and female) and overall top three male and female. SPACE IS LIMITED SO DON’T WAIT TO REGISTER! AMENITIES: All pre-registered participants receive a tech[...]
Sep
28
Thu
6:00 pm Dining With Diakon Helping Child... @ ArtsQuest at SteelStacks
Dining With Diakon Helping Child... @ ArtsQuest at SteelStacks
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dining With Diakon Helping Children Find Forever Homes @ ArtsQuest at SteelStacks | Allentown | Pennsylvania | United States
http://www.diakon.org/dining-with-diakon-adoption/
Oct
14
Sat
7:30 am Community Day & 24th Bike Steepl... @ Green Lane Park @ Morrow Pavilion
Community Day & 24th Bike Steepl... @ Green Lane Park @ Morrow Pavilion
Oct 14 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
Community Day & 24th Bike Steeplechase @ Green Lane Park @ Morrow Pavilion | Green Lane | Pennsylvania | United States
WHO: Lutheran Charities…WE ARE: Daikon . KenCrest . Liberty Lutheran Family of Services. Lutheran Settlement House . Silver Springs – Martin Luther School    WHAT: Community Day & 24th Bike Steeplechase Community Day – $10[...]
Oct
16
Mon
all-day KenCrest Masters @ Blue Bell Country Club
KenCrest Masters @ Blue Bell Country Club
Oct 16 all-day
KenCrest  Masters @ Blue Bell Country Club | Blue Bell | Pennsylvania | United States
    KenCrest Masters Golfing, Painting, or Cupcake MakingMonday – October 16th, 2017Blue Bell Country ClubBlue Bell, PA Join us for lunch – then choose your favorite activity – wrap up your day with cocktails, dinner and live/silent auction fun![...]

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