Two mission-aligned non-profits join forces
Lutheran Community Services Northwest (LCS Northwest) and Compass Housing Alliance (Compass) have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) for Compass to become an affiliate of LCS Northwest. An affiliation would create one of the region’s largest non-profit alliances providing critical support to people in the lowest income bracket, those experiencing homelessness, and under-served populations in the Pacific Northwest.
“Having Compass affiliate with LCS Northwest is an exciting opportunity for the organizations and Puget Sound,” LCS Northwest President and CEO David Duea said. “Both LCS Northwest and Compass are celebrating 100 years of continuous service and have a similar history of partnering with individuals and families in our community. It is at the heart of what we do.”
Through this affiliation, LCS Northwest will gain connections with 14 supportive affordable housing properties, four enhanced services shelters, a client day center providing mail delivery, banking, showers,