Create a Better World

By Serving People in Need

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LSS offers services to provide for the basic needs of all people. Through our programs, we reach 29 counties in Ohio.

Impact You Can See

Each program within the Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope is unique and diverse, serving a different function in achieving our mission of creating a better world by serving people in need. We are always striving to restore lives and communities, one person at a time. We are humbled by the number of neighbors we’ve been able to serve.

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Thank You

We couldn’t have this kind of impact without the generosity of our donors, volunteers and staff. Together we’re delivering help and hope to people in need in our communities.

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Get Involved

You can help people in need in many ways. From those experiencing homelessness and families without food, to domestic violence victims and their children, your support makes all the difference.

Our Stories

People come to LSS at different stages in their lives and for different reasons. Each person’s story is unique. We strive to meet our clients, residents, volunteers, partners and donors where they are in life and serve them as individuals so that their lives may be fulfilled. Here are some of those unique stories.

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Congrats to Ron Haseley for winning the Medical Mutual Outstanding Senior Volunteer Award! He and his wife, Joanne, volunteer at LSS Faith Mission and the LSS Food Pantries. We are so thankful for them both! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congrats to Ron Haseley for winning the Medical Mutual Outstanding Senior Volunteer Award! He and his wife, Joanne, volunteer at LSS Faith Mission and the LSS Food Pantries. We are so thankful for them both!

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Greenfield Place, an LSS Affordable Housing community, recently participated in the Groveport community garage sale day. Residents set out their wares in the community room and hopefully made a couple bucks and got rid of items they no longer want!
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4 days ago

Greenfield Place, an LSS Affordable Housing community, recently participated in the Groveport community garage sale day. Residents set out their wares in the community room and hopefully made a couple bucks and got rid of items they no longer want!

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is a United Way agency, a member of Lutheran Services in America and a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
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