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 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.


The Columbus Foundation 2017 Award Winner

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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.

LSS Facebook Feed

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Can you help by donating ethnic hair care products for LSS Faith Mission?We are really in need of new ethnic hair care products, like hair oil, conditioner and gel. Donations can be dropped off at 245 N Grant Ave from 7 to 7 every day at the rear of the building at Dock 1. Or you can give via our Amazon wish list. Thanks! ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Can you help by donating ethnic hair care products for LSS Faith Mission?

Every year, LSS The Good Shepherd honors first responders who gave their lives on 9/11 by placing 412 flags in the front lawn. Current first responders are invited to a breakfast to show our appreciation for all they do. ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

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This so awesome year after year. So heart touching . Thank you to all of the 1st responders.

Thank you first responders!!


Happy birthday to Shirley, Nancy, Annabelle, Elaine and Dorlene, our September Lutheran Village Birthday Belles! ... See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

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Happy birthday ladies

Happy birthday, ladies

Happy birthday

Happy birthday

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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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