Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope

Creating 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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Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope

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

Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope

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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Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio added 4 new photos.

Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks recently came to LSS Kensington Place to do a presentation on reptiles and amphibians, and surprisingly people liked it! #scaredofsnakes
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Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks recently came to LSS Kensington Place to do a presentation on reptiles and amphibians, and surprisingly people liked it! #scaredofsnakes

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio added 3 new photos.

Aleiah, the daughter of LSS Lutheran Village's activity coordinator, loves to volunteer and spend time with the residents! She brings joy to their day with her youthful energy!
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Aleiah, the daughter of LSS Lutheran Villages activity coordinator, loves to volunteer and spend time with the residents!  She brings joy to their day with her youthful energy!

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio shared Choices for Victims of Domestic Violence's post.

You can help victims of domestic violence and their children this holiday season! LSS Choices for Victims of Domestic Violence is in need of donations to make the season special for those escaping an abuser. Thank you!
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Looking for ways to support victims of domestic violence this holiday season? Check out our wishlist www.lssnetworkofhope.org/wp-content/uploads/CHO_Holiday-Donation-Flyer-2017-1.pdf

5 days ago

You can help victims of domestic violence and their children this holiday season! LSS Choices Eliminating Domestic Violence is in need of donations to make the season special for those escaping an abuser. Thank you!

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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