Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope

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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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 3 new photos — with Matt Miller and Melanie Murphy Miller.

LSS The Good Shepherd's queen Bernice Wachtel won senior queen at the Ashland County Fair! Congrats!
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3 days ago

LSS The Good Shepherds queen Bernice Wachtel won senior queen at the Ashland County Fair! Congrats!

Check out our new newsletter, the LSS Focus, which covers several LSS Network of Hope programs, including LSS Food Pantries, Faith Mission and Choices Eliminating Domestic Violence. bit.ly/2hk9Jje ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Check out our new newsletter, the LSS Focus, which covers several LSS Network of Hope programs, including LSS Food Pantries, Faith Mission and Choices Eliminating Domestic Violence.  http://bit.ly/2hk9Jje

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio added 2 new photos.

We recently hung the cross made by former LSS President Rev. Nelson Meyer in honor of LSS Faith Mission's 50th anniversary in the space being used for worship services at the client services center. It looks great!
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6 days ago

We recently hung the cross made by former LSS President Rev. Nelson Meyer in honor of LSS Faith Missions 50th anniversary in the space being used for worship services at the client services center. It looks great!

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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