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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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.

LSS Facebook Feed

Donate items needed by LSS Faith Mission and get a free oil change!The Midas in Worthington is collecting items for our Christmas in July fundraiser. Anyone who brings in 8 items off our list now through July 13 will get a free oil change card! ... See MoreSee Less

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What's the home of the best pie in Ohio? Lyn-Way Restaurant! And LSS Lutheran Village residents got a tasty treat when they visited. ... See MoreSee Less

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They are so luck to have my beautiful granddaughter Kalei Shriver to help them. She loves them all.

Man, i want pie😣. Very very😎💯😊

We’re at the Fairfield County Stand Down, an event LSS Faith Mission of Fairfield County sponsors with Fairfield County Veterans Service Commission, for homeless and at-risk veterans. ... See MoreSee Less

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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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