Upbring, The New Lutheran Social Services

Administrative Offices
1212 13th St. Ste. 102
Lubbock, Texas 79401
Executive Director: Joy Loper
Phone: (806) 589-1907

Health for Friends Clinic
1610 5th Street
Lubbock TX 79401
Phone: (806) 765-2639

Mission: To break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families and communities.

Program funded by the Lubbock Area United Way:
Health for Friends Clinic

The Health for Friends Clinic provides the services listed below free of charge to the middle-aged, elderly, and persons with disabilities of any age:

  • Health assessments
  • Health monitoring
  • Education on chronic health problems, prevention of illness, use of medications and basic self-care
  • Diet and nutrition counseling
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Blood pressure monitoring

Services are available in English and Spanish

Other services provided by Upbing:

  • Neighborhood House – Emergency assistance services are provided to local residents in need of food, utility, and prescription assistance. Hygiene products, baby formula and diapers are also available. Sack lunches for the homeless and transient population are also provided.

Upbring serves persons of any age, ethnic group, or religious faith.