Lutheran Social Services Network of Hope

Creating a Better World

By Serving People in Need

We’re pleased to announce HandsOn Central Ohio is joining the LSS Network of Hope on March 1! The most important thing to know is that services aren’t changing. Anyone looking for a referral should still dial 2-1-1 as they normally would or use the food line. More info to come!

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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.


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Network of Hope E-Communications

Want to learn more about how to support our Network of Hope programs and the great work going on to support those in need? Sign up to receive periodic information via email.

Get Involved

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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Even with coronavirus, gardening must go on! Residents at LSS Kensington Place get to work planting and creating a fairy garden. ... See MoreSee Less

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Mary Long would be so proud!

Looks beautiful.

Blessings to all

Happy 92nd birthday to Chuck, LSS Kensington Place resident! His Capital City Hospice team threw him a party. He was so happy! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy 92nd birthday to Chuck, LSS Kensington Place resident! His Capital City Hospice team threw him a party. He was so happy!

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Happy 92nd Birthday Chuck. Have a wonderful day

Happy Birthday, Chuck

Happy Birthday Chuck🎂🎁🎊

Happy 92nd Birthday Chuck, enjoy your special day!!!

Happy birthday and God bless you

Happy birthday 🎂🎉 God bless

Happy Birthday Chuck


Happy Birthday Chuck

Happy Birthday Chuck 🎂🍦🍨🎉🎁🎁

Happy birthday Chuck.

Awesome sweetie happy birthday

Happy Birthday 🎂🎁 May your next year be a great one 🎉

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday Chuck

Happy birthday

Happy birthday!

Happy 92nd Birthday

He looks young for 92!

Happy birthday!!😊

Happy birthday

Happy birthday

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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