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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Male residents of Grovewood Place enjoyed pizza, candy bars, razors and fellowship on Father's Day. Our senior affordable housing buildings truly are a community! ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

Male residents of Grovewood Place enjoyed pizza, candy bars, razors and fellowship on Fathers Day. Our senior affordable housing buildings truly are a community!

2017 marks 40 years of Choices Eliminating Domestic Violence serving victims of domestic violence. While they have only been part of the LSS Network of Hope for three years, we are honored to provide these vital services. ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

2017 marks 40 years of Choices Eliminating Domestic Violence serving victims of domestic violence. While they have only been part of the LSS Network of Hope for three years, we are honored to provide these vital services.

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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