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Lutheran Social Services Adoption Option hires new counselor

MINOT, ND – Teri Ostdahl has been hired as pregnancy and adoption counselor in the Minot office of Lutheran Social Services Adoption Option.

Ostdahl earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from Minot State University and is a North Dakota licensed social worker.

In partnership with The Village Family Service Center, Lutheran Social Services Adoption Option offers pregnancy and parenting support services, adoption services and post-adoption search and disclosure services.

Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota is a nonprofit social services agency serving thousands of North Dakotans annually with affordable housing, food, disaster response, counseling and therapy and other social services. Established in 1919, Lutheran Social Services serves clients without regard to race, religion, gender or economic status

Our Impact This Year

  • Licensed child care programs in ND serving 36,529 kids


  • More than 47% of ND kids have had 1+ adverse childhood experience


  • People in ND who were educated about their pregnancy and options


  • Luther Hall kids who saw significant mental health improvements after treatment


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