• Having a roof over my head makes all the difference.

    Affordable Housing gives families and older adults a place to call home.

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  • We Need Your Help!

    Lend Your Support to Our Affordable Housing Seniors Through Our COVID Relief Fund

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  • I feel safe here.

    LSMNJ provides long-term housing for residents with mental health needs.

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  • Moving here was the best decision I could have made.

    Senior Healthcare & Retirement Living communities help older adults live their best lives.

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  • When we needed help, LSMNJ was there.

    Community Outreach Services offer hope and healing to those in need throughout New Jersey.

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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 3,150 individuals at 20 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 past year to mark the anniversary of COVID taking hold in New Jersey.

Join us on this journey of dedication and gratitude:

COVID Resource Center

Please visit our COVID-19 Resource Center for more information.

Proud Lutheran Services in America Micah Award Nominee

Micah Award Nominee Badge
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.”

Proud Lutheran Services in America Frontline Hero Recipient

LSA Frontline Heroes Badge
Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey joins other Frontline Hero Recipients from across Lutheran Services in America’s national network of organizations and has been honored for our courageous work in New Jersey.

Our 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.