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 shared Service Year's His service year influenced his career and introduced him to his wife.

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John Pyron, our director of LSS Disaster Services, was an AmeriCorps VISTA and this video by Service Year highlights his experience. Check it out!
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John's service year with AmeriCorps VISTA in Mobile, Alabama led him to two things: a career in disaster relief, and his wife, Katie. Discover a paid service year that can shape your career today at ServiceYear.org. #ServiceYearLoveStory

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Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio added 2 new photos.

If you've ever been to Lyn-Way Restaurant in Ashland, then you know how amazing their pies are. LSS Lutheran Villages residents are lucky because they get to go frequently!
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If youve ever been to Lyn-Way Restaurant in Ashland, then you know how amazing their pies are. LSS Lutheran Villages residents are lucky because they get to go frequently!

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio added 4 new photos.

Third graders from Columbus Academy made valentines with residents from LSS Kensington Place. It was so sweet and the residents loved it!
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Third graders from Columbus Academy made valentines with residents from LSS Kensington Place. It was so sweet and the residents loved it!

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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