Agency Mission Statement

"It is the mission of the department to offer the highest level of quality and consideration in providing services to the residents of Shelby County."

This is done by:

  • Providing services in a professional, considerate manner;
  • Providing services as expeditiously as possible;
  • Making all reasonable efforts to reduce the need for ongoing public assistance
  • Performing our mission with financial economy on behalf of the general public, who provide the funds for services and our professional compensation.

 

Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Mission Statement


The department is responsible for administering a variety of public assistance and children/adult service programs.  These programs and services have, as their base:

  • Laws enacted by the State Legislature which pertain to the granting of public assistance and the provision of social services.
  • Laws enacted by the congress of the United States, and the regulations implementing these laws as issued by Federal regulatory agencies
  • Ohio Administrative Code Rules reviewed and approved by the State Legislature's Joint Committee of Agency Rule Review.
  • State/Federal Court decisions governing the manner in which State/Federal laws/regulations are administered.
  • Opinions of the State Attorney General.
  • Executive Order of the Governor.
  • State/Federal laws and regulations governing other state and local agencies in so far as they affect the administration of public assistance programs.
  • Experience of state and county departmental staff in carrying out the actual operation of these programs.

The Department is composed of five divisions:

  1. Administration/Fiscal – responsible for the implementation and monitoring of all programs and services.
  1. Child/Adult Protective Service – investigation/provision of child abuse, child neglect and dependency services, including placement services when necessary.
  1. Child Support Enforcement – responsible for establishing paternity, financial and medical support establishment and enforcement of those orders.
  1. Employment and Family Services – provision of employment and training programs, operation of the Job Center and child care programs.

  2. Financial & Medical Services – determination/redetermination of eligibility for public assistance, food stamp, and medical/health related programs.

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Computer Classes
FREE Basic Computer Classes asre being offered at OhioMeansJobs Shelby County. Call 937-498-4981 Ext. 2816 to register. See flyer for more details. Registration is limited!

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Employment Workshops
OhioMeansJobs Shelby County offers free employment workshops.  Workshop participants have the opportunity to improve their job seeking skills to aid in finding a new job or to brush up on skills to retain a job once they are working.  Workshops are taught by instructors from Upper Valley Career Center and the Adult Basic Literacy Program (ABLE).  To register for a workshop, call OhioMeansJobs Shelby County at 937-498-4981 Extension 2816

Resume Writing Workshop
Emphasis on the importance of a resume.
Writing high quality cover letters.
Monday, March 13 & 27
Monday, April 10 & 24
Monday, May 8 & 22
Monday, June 5 &19
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Interviewing Skills Workshop
Selling yourself at the interview.
Difficult interview questions.
Wednesday, March 8
Wednesday, April 12
Wednesday, May 10
Wednesday, June 14
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Job Search Skills Workshop
Review methods to find job openings.
Wednesday, April 5
Wednesday, May 3
Wednesday, June 7
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Good Employee Skills Workshop
Review Employer Expectations.
Wednesday, March 15
Wednesday, April 19
Wednesday, May 17
Wednesday, June 21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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HIRING EVENTS & JOB LEADS

Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Local Job Postings

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June 2, 2017

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Wapakoneta Chamber will be conducting a Talent Expo at Wapakoneta Elementary School, 900 N. Blackhoof St., Wapakoneta, OH 45895.  Many employers will be available, see attached flyer for details.   

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ADDRESS 227 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365
PHONE 937-498-4981
FAX 937-498-7396
HOURS M, W, TH, F - 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesdays - 7:30 am - 6 pm