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Hope Starts with a Meal and a Bed

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Easing Hunger and Providing Hope

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Interrupting the Cycle of Violence

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Where Care and Comfort Meet

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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.

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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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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

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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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Join our team and start a career with a purpose! Many positions have sign on bonuses! Good benefits, competitive pay, tuition reimbursement and more, including the joy of knowing you help people. Right now, select positions are offering a $25 Walmart gift card to interviewees. Apply at www.lssnetworkofhope.org/joblistings ... See MoreSee Less

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This year's LSS Kensington Place Senior Olympics were a blast! Residents competed in games like table-top corn hold, bean bag toss, giant tic tak toe and shuffle board! ... See MoreSee Less

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This week is Assisted Living Week, and LSS Lutheran Village has a whole slew of special activities for residents. We've already done tie dye shirts and had a special dinner of filet mignon, corn on the cob, loaded baked potato salad, baked beans and homemade mini cheesecakes! ... See MoreSee Less

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