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 27 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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Joanna lives at Woodridge Place, an LSS Affordable Housing community for people with mobility or hearing impairments. She said, "LSS gave me the opportunity to live on my own for the first time in my life. I am very appreciative for the opportunity to be independent. I feel so blessed to live in a building full of nice people, staff, and residents alike. I thank God I have a place of my own to call home." ... See MoreSee Less

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Joanna lives at Woodridge Place, an LSS Affordable Housing community for people with mobility or hearing impairments. She said, LSS gave me the opportunity to live on my own for the first time in my life. I am very appreciative for the opportunity to be independent. I feel so blessed to live in a building full of nice people, staff, and residents alike. I thank God I have a place of my own to call home.

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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