Your Voice, Your Vote.

Join us for the Cleveland Mayoral Forum on Housing and Homelessness on August 11!

Seeking Shalom: Our Experience in Independence

Click the link to read the full statement on our experience in Independence sheltering homeless individuals.

Portraits of Homelessness

The Portraits of Homelessness collection features 45 photographs and stories of residents from the Men’s Shelter at 2100 Lakeside.

Be an Agent of Change for Homeless Families

Families are the fastest-growing segment of people experiencing homelessness in the United States.

COVID-19 Response

Learn more about what LMM is doing to best respond to COVID-19.

Donate to LMM's Men's Shelter at 2100 Lakeside

Looking for a way to help those that are vulnerable during this time of great need? Check out News 5 Cleveland’s article on how you can help.


Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM) is a 50 year-old non-profit providing innovative social enterprise job-training, civic engagement strategies and safety net services for the city of Cleveland and across northeastern Ohio. Our mission leads us to operate programs that change lives, transform communities and enliven community engagement.

COVID-19 Preparedness

LMM has been following the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and advancing our safety and business continuity plans in coordination with city and county governmental partners and within the guidance provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), National Institute of Health and the World Health Organization. Click here to learn more.

Notes from LMM

The Road to Recovery: LMM Shelter in Transition

As LMM transitions into the next phase following the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to work to ensure that homelessness be brief, rare, and non-reoccurring. We need your help to make this happen: 1.      Know a landlord? Encourage property owners to accept housing...

A Summer With LMM – Mark Grabowski (Pt. 2)

As I sit here and prepare to write my second blog post on my journey with LMM, I cannot even believe how fast time moves as I have now completed five weeks of my ten-week internship experience this summer. The month of June and the first few weeks of July have been...

In the last year…

People Served

Volunteers Engaged

People Served by Advocacy Initiatives