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Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) General Counseling, Youth Services and School-Based Programs

Address: 1901 First Avenue, Sterling, IL 61081 / 1261 IL Route 38, Nachusa, IL 61057

Phone: (815) 626-7333 (Sterling) / (815) 284-7796 (Nachusa)

Fax: (815) 626-8752 (Sterling) / (815) 284-6162 (Nachusa)

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Contact: Valerie Roberts: General Counseling (delete Dixon), Jeremy Hooker, Youth Service Director (Delete Susan Loyd) Kris Nielson, School Based Supervisor (Delete the word Director and Judy Netz), Add: Erin DeSutter, Substance Abuse Director, Sterling


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Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) provides compassionate care to children, adults and families regardless of background or belief. We focus on empowering people to improve their social, emotional and physical well-being while building and strengthening their community.


Hours vary by location, please call for more information. Lutheran Social Services is an agency of the United Way. Services are available to individuals in need regardless of race, religion, or economic status. LSSI has a sliding fee scale, and accepts insurance and Medicaid. Some services are offered at no cost to the client.

Services Provided

  • Addictions (gambling/cutting/drugs/alcohol)
  • Counseling/Mental Health

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