EIN 23-7267972

Lutheran Family Services (LFS)

IRS 501(c) type
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Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska expresses God´s love for all people by providing quality human care services that build and strengthen individual, family, and community life.
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Lutheran Family Services of Ne
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Program areas at LFS

Community-based Services including children's refugee & immigration servicescommunity based Services includes: refugee Services, immigration legal Services, anti-human trafficking, migrant support Services, healthy housing and transitional living.refugee Services includes: resettlement, housing, job placement, cultural orientation, english language classes, and other support systems. Immigration legal Services provides low-cost completion of immigration applications provided by accredited legal staff. Anti-human trafficking provides case management and legal supports for victims of human labor trafficking. Migrant support Services provides behavioral health, parenting classes and various case screens for non-violent immigration detainees awaiting court proceedings. Healthy housing conducts home interventions through construction and/or education to reduce environmental issues in the home that impact asthma and respiratory conditions in children. The transitional living program is a housing program for former foster youth to stabilize, attain skills, complete goals and transition to employment, education and housing. In 2022, these programs served 4,075 clients in refugee and immigrant Services and 1,135 clients in homeless prevention support.
Health and wellness Services including adult and children behavioral health, children's Services as well as other integrated support Services. Behavioral health Services include mental health therapy, medication management, community support, substance use disorder treatment, crisis response, and peer support. In addition, there are specialty Services for seniors in assisted living in partnership with immanuel assisted living, as well as support Services for active military, veterans, and their loved ones. Mental health counselors provide support for crisis response and co-responder programs as 24/7 backup for enforcement officers, shelters and families who accessed the Nebraska Family helpline. These Services expanded from douglas county to include hall and buffalo counties as well. Lfs also operated a certified community behavioral health center in lincoln, which involves an in-depth care and service coordination model that looks holistically at the client to remove barriers to care and service while serving clients where they need assistance along the social determinants of health. Children's behavioral health includes Family support, individual and Family counseling. In addition, rsafe programs provide treatment for children and Family who have suffered effects of child sexual abuse. All Services are provided through face to face or telehealth Services as determined by the client. During 2022, 7,736 clients were served in these programs.children's Services programs include a) Family preservation Services adoption Services providing infant & waiting child adoptions and post adoption support, foster care and in-home Services, kinship care, home study Services, and fatherhood Services; b) individual and Family support Services including parent education involving prevention of abuse and neglect by teaching skills to build Family self-sufficiency, parenting skills and connections to other community Services; c) education and learning Services involving classes on nurturing parenting, budgeting and financial literacy and prevention and early intervention Services for expectant mothers and at-risk families. Total number served 2,082 children and families.

Who funds Lutheran Family Services (LFS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)Children Services$1,467,894
Lutheran Family Services FoundationProvide Funds To Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska Inc for Special Projects$828,061
United Way of the MidlandsArpa and Cirt Allocation$616,380
...and 40 more grants received totalling $4,621,247

Personnel at LFS

Christopher TonnigesSecretary and President and Chief Executive Officer / President and Chief Executive Officer / Board Treasurer / Treasurer / Program Committee Chair$237,311
David JohnsonInterim President and Chief Executive Officer$132,672
Stacy MartinSecretary and President and Chief Executive Officer Thru 4 and 2021$99,030
Mosah GoodmanChief Program / Chief Operating Officer - Legal Counsel / Vice President of Legal and Support Services$159,733
Amy CarolusChief Financial Officer$164,929
...and 20 more key personnel

Financials for LFS

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$25,351,515
Program services$8,633,392
Investment income and dividends$71,886
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$286,974
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$83,467
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$34,427,234

Form 990s for LFS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-01990View PDF
2021-122022-11-14990View PDF
2020-122021-11-02990View PDF
2019-122021-04-02990View PDF
2018-122020-01-17990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
May 17, 2024
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $616,380 from United Way of the Midlands
January 18, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
January 12, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
December 30, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 9 new vendors, including , , , , , , , , and
December 30, 2023
Received grants
Identified 32 new grant, including a grant for $1,467,894 from Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS)
Nonprofit Types
Human service organizationsYouth service charitiesFamily service centersHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
Human servicesChildren
LobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
7929 W Rd
Omaha, NE 68124
Metro area
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA
Douglas County, NE
(402) 342-7038
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P31: Adoption
NAICS code, primary
624230: Emergency and Relief Services
Parent/child status
Central organization
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