Recovery from Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Break the chains of oppression and the yoke of injustice, and let the oppressed go free… -Isaiah 58:6 Addiction Counseling At LSSNWO, people have found hope – that they can emerge from the chaos of addictive lifestyles and build a life free of destructive behaviors. This is not easy. It requires change. Read More

Military Service Persons

Lutheran Social Services provides effective, high-quality family, individual and group therapies focused on the unique issues experienced by Military Service Members, Veterans, and their loved ones. Counseling services are provided by professionally trained and state licensed staff. Read More

Behavioral Health/Counseling

Behavioral Health Mental Health Counseling Services are available at the LSSNWO regional offices as well as numerous counseling sites throughout northwestern Ohio. Our licensed and experienced therapists can provide individual and group psychotherapy for: Read More

Emergency Choice Food Pantry

The Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio (LSSNWO) operates an Emergency Choice Food Pantry to help the families of the area in times of need. For more information call Joyce Willier at 419-243-9178. Read More

Hope for Families Affected by Domestic Violence

A bruised reed he will not break, a flickering candle he will not quench… -Isaiah 42:3 Why would anyone turn violent against people they love? Violence is frightening, and it hurts. When violence comes to a home, it is called “Domestic Violence.” Read More

Behavioral Health/Counseling

Behavioral Health

Mental Health Counseling Services are available at the LSSNWO regional offices as well as numerous counseling sites throughout northwestern Ohio. Our licensed and experienced therapists can provide individual and group psychotherapy for:

  • Loss of loved ones
  • Families in conflict
  • Stress in a marriage
  • Adolescents confused by a complicated world
  • People with job concerns
  • Older persons needing care
  • People facing divorce
  • Dealing with death or dying
  • Sexual adjustments
  • Sexual and physical abuse issues
  • Concerns about health
  • Unplanned pregnancy
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Behavioral difficulties in children and adolescents
  • People with severe and persistent mental illnesses
  • Outpatient Therapy provides counseling in a safe, hopeful environment for individuals, families, couples and groups in order to deal with issues that have become overwhelming for them. Services are provided by professionally trained and state licensed staff.

Community Support Services (CSP) are provided in both individual and group activities to include actions directed toward obtaining, coordinating, linking and monitoring mental health, medical, rehabilitation, employment and other formal or informal community support services necessary to meet the needs of the severely mentally disabled or “at-risk” populations.

Parenting classes equipping parents to discover the benefits of having a family that thrives in a busy and confusing world of choices. (Toledo office) 

Domestic Violence Groups equip individuals who have a need for anger management or who have been referred for batterers intervention services.

Substance Abuse Services provides individual, group and intensive group outpatient services for persons with a diagnosis of substance abuse or dependence.

Survivors of Suicide Bereavement Group

Meets the third Monday of the month from 7-8:30 pm
Call: 419-243-9178
No Cost

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio (LSSNWO) is a Christian agency founded in 1911 by the Fremont Conference of the American Lutheran Church. LSSNWO is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and recognized by the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS). More than 200 Lutheran congregations in Northwestern Ohio are corporate members of LSSNWO. Lutheran Social Services also is a member of one of the nation’s largest service organization – Lutheran Services of America.