the people of Lutheran Family Services of Virginia work with the most fragile and overlooked to restore the promise life offers

Lutheran Family Services of Virginia > Mission


Lutheran Family Services of Virginia expresses God’s love by providing services and assistance to empower communities, families and individuals in their journey to well-being.


In our communities all people will receive the support they need to live abundant lives.

Core values

  • Christ calls us to love and serve our neighbor
  • All people have an inherent worth and dignity
  • Families are the building blocks of a healthy community, a thriving Commonwealth, and a just and compassionate nation and world
  • Congregations are powerful agents for positive change in their communities
  • Lives are transformed by a community of care dedicated to the best, least restrictive solutions
  • Education, awareness and advocacy are tools of lasting change and justice
  • Effective organizations are committed to continuous improvement
  • Employees and volunteers are the life-blood of our organization
Born of faith,
open to all.