Lutherwood is a secure treatment facility for children and teens who exhibit mental and behavioral health issues. Please note that we no longer accept private referrals.
The Sharing Place Hours of Operation have changed! Mondays 10am-3pm, Tuesdays 4pm-8pm, Thursdays 10am-3pm, 2nd Saturdays 10am-1pm The Sharing Place is a material assistance program which provides free food and clothing to families in need. Located in Lawrence Township, on the far East Side of Indianapolis, the Sharing Place is staffed by our wonderful and talented volunteers recruited from the community and local congregations. Read more about the Sharing Place
IMPACT is a collaborative effort between Ascent 121, LCFS and Community Hospital to provide comprehensive care coordination and intensive therapeutic services for minor females who are at risk of elopement and human trafficking. Read more about the IMPACT Program
Trinity House is a group home for young men ages 14-21 with a focus on teaching and enhancing independent living skills and fostering resilience. Read more about Trinity House
Emergency Shelter Care provides 24-hour a day temporary care for adolescents 12-17 years old who find themselves in crisis situations.
We provide services to families involved with the Department of Child Services (DCS) and Juvenile Probation to help maintain children in their homes (or foster homes) or safely reunify families. Community Based Services include case work, therapy services, parent aid and counseling, as well as 24/7 crisis intervention and advocacy.
The Lutherwood Society is a circle of faithful friends and donors who have committed to serve as a consistent, stabilizing force for the services and programs of LCFS through ongoing philanthropic support, in order to ensure our organization's future as a ballast in the city of Indianapolis. Read more about the Lutherwood Society
Spiritual Engagement, Education and Development: since its founding days, Lutheran Child and Family Services has always placed a high priority on the spiritual component of the children's lives. Read more about SEED