Our Social Ministry
Since 1904, Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey has been helping people of all ages, backgrounds, and faiths throughout the state. Our nonprofit organization works with over 200 Lutheran congregations across the state to serve more than 2,700 individuals at 18 locations. Want to learn more about our assistance programs? View our statistics by program. Learn more about our Lutheran Connection.
LSMNJ residents and staff reflect on the COVID pandemic in New Jersey.
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COVID Resource Center
Your Need Is Our Mission
Through the power of the Holy Spirit and in response to God’s love as revealed in the Gospel, the mission of Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey is to serve those who hurt, who are in need, or who have limited choices.
affordable housing residents
immigrants received legal services
From disaster relief and emergency assistance to affordable housing and senior living options, Lutheran Social Ministries of NJ offers programs and services that address the acute and long-term needs of children, adults, families, and seniors throughout New Jersey.
Connect with Us and Make a Difference.
Volunteer with Us
Gather your church group, your coworkers, or your friends and family and lend a hand to those in need.
See volunteer opportunities.
Make a Donation
Your gift makes a real difference in the lives of seniors, immigrants, the disabled, the hungry, and those on the verge of homelessness.
Find Your Calling
If you want a job that is truly a vocation and you enjoy helping others, consider joining our team. See open positions.
Proud Lutheran Services in America Micah Award Nominee
We are proud to be recognized as a Lutheran Services in America Micah Award Nominee. The Micah Award recognizes a member organization that is leading the way in its work in addressing justice, mercy and equity. LSMNJ prides itself as a leader in race equity, inclusion and diversity, and as an organization that exemplifies the spirit of Micah 6:8, “Act justly, and love mercy, and walk humbly with your God.”