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Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc.

Safety, Hope and Well-Being for All People

aka LFS   |   Omaha, NE   |  www.LFSneb.org

Mission

Lutheran Family Services expresses God's love for all people by providing quality human care services that build and strengthen individual, family and community life.

Ruling year info

1946

President & CEO

Chris Tonniges

Main address

124 S 24th St Ste 230

Omaha, NE 68102 USA

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Formerly known as

Lutheran Family Service

Lutheran Family & Social Service of Nebraska

Immanuel Social Service (Omaha)

Immanuel Deaconess Institute (Omaha)

Lutheran Children's Home (Fremont)

EIN

23-7267972

NTEE code info

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Family Counseling, Marriage Counseling (P46)

Ethnic/Immigrant Services (P84)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Behavioral Health

Talking with a professional counselor about personal addictions, challenges and behaviors can strengthen relationships, reduce stress and prevent problems from escalating out of control.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAMS
• Children's Behavioral Health
• Community Support
• Crisis Response (Douglas, Dodge & Washington Counties)
• EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
• Integrated Care Clinic & Partnerships
• Josiah Place (North Platte housing for those with persistent mental illness)
• Medication Management
• Military & Veterans Services
• Outpatient Mental Health
• Substance Use Disorder Treatment
• Urgent Care

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

Since 1892 Lutheran Family Services has cared for children and strengthened families.

• Adoption
• Adoption Search
• Centers for Healthy Families - North Omaha, Council Bluffs & Fremont (Prevention & early intervention services for parents with children prenatal to age five)
• Fatherhood Initiative
• Foster Care
• In-Home Services
• Kinship Navigator
• Pregnancy Counseling

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Pregnant people
Caregivers
Families
Non-adult children

Community Services programs provide high-quality direct support services for refugees, immigrants, asylees, and victims of international human trafficking. LFS caseworkers are knowledgeable and skilled in case management, advocacy, cultural orientation, education, immigration legal services, employment, and job readiness training.

• Economic Empowerment
• Global Language Solutions (Interpretation Services)
• Immigration Legal Services
• Individual Development Accounts
• International Center of the Heartland
• Refugee Reception & Placement
• Refugee Support Program (Lincoln, NE)

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants
Victims of conflict and war

Central administrative services

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Awards

Nonprofit of the Year 2007

Nebraska Nonprofit Summit - organized by the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands (NAM), the Human Services Federation of Lancaster County and EndowNebraska

Integrity Award Winner - Nonprofit 2013

Better Business Bureau of Nebraska, Western Iowa and South Dakota

Greater Omaha Business Excellence Award 2014

Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Best of Omaha Award - Best Family Behavior Therapy 2014

Omaha Magazine

Best Practices Partnership 2015

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands (NAM)

Affiliations & memberships

Council of Accreditation of Child and Family Services, Inc. 1996

Lutheran Services in America 1997

Foster Family-based Treatment Association 1995

Chamber of Commerce 1988

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 1892

Lutheran Diaster Response 2002

United Way Member Agency 1992

Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) 1892

Nonprofit Association of the Midlands (NAM) 2002

Chamber of Commerce 2000

National Council of Community Behavioral Health Organizations 2004

Combined Federal Campaign 2005

How we listen

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Financials

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Operations

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Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 11/04/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Rafael Maldonado III


Board co-chair

David Anderson Jr.

KPMG LLP

Term: 2020 - 2023

Richard Snow

Nebraska District LCMS

Brian Maas

Nebraska Synod ELCA

Teresa Anderson

Central District Health Department

Calli Hite

City Ventures

Brenda Smith

Dvorak Law Group

Greg Schilling

First National Bank of Omaha

Miranda Watson

Woods Bros. Realty

Mark Foxall

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Andrea Adams-Olsson

Olsson, Inc.

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 10/22/2021

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