Children Services Overview

Shelby County Job and Family Services, Children Services Division, accepts, screens and investigates reports of suspected child abuse or neglect and assesses risk to the child.  When necessary supportive in-home services are provided to families such as case planning, coordination of services and home management.

Children Services recruits, trains and licenses foster and adoptive families to care for children who are unable to remain safely in their birth home.  The Division provides similar support for kinship caregivers and relatives who provide a safe home for children when they must be removed from their home.

Specialized services are identified and coordinated for the family and address problems that contributed to the abuse and neglect.  Such services include but are not limited to mental health, and/or drug and alcohol counseling.  The Division works cooperatively with the Shelby County Juvenile Court as well as many other community partners to ensure that children have a safe, stable and permanent home.

Shelby County Ohio Job Family Children Services

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Shelby County Department of Job and Family Services
Prevention, Retention and Contingency Plan
Opportunity for Public Comment

The Shelby County Department of Job and Family Services is taking comments from the public on the Prevention, Retention and Contingency plan for Shelby County.  The plan is developed under guidance and regulations from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
The plan will be available for public comment from August 17,2021 – September 16, 2021 at the Shelby County Department of Job and Family Services, 227 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney, Ohio, 45365.
Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday, Tuesday,  Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday


Cash Food & Medical Assistance

Applications and verifications
such as income, expenses and
other needed items may be returned by:

E-mail to:  FMS-Staff@jfs.ohio.gov
Fax to:  937-498-7396,  mail to:
Shelby County Department

of Job & Family Services
227 S. Ohio Avenue,Sidney, OH  45365,
in person, or by drop box outside the
front door of the agency.



Child Support

Children's Services

Unemployment Benefits


Adult Protective Services now
has a 24-Hour online portal available
for reporting non-emergency cases
of suspected adult abuse, neglect, or
exploitation at this link:

https://aps.jfs.ohio.gov/

 

 

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Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Local Job Postings

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Local Job Opportunities

To speak to a staff member
from OhioMeansJobs Shelby
County about your employment
needs call: 937-498-4981, ext. 2816
or contact us by email at:
EFS-Staff@jfs.ohio.gov .

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Job Opportunities

for week of 9-13-2021

for week of 9-07-2021


September 16, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Plastipak will be conducting open interviews at The Family Life Center at 310 Davis Street in Jackson Center, Ohio.

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Nursing Home Administrator
The Shelby County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Nursing Home Administrator for Fair Haven. The deadline to apply is September 21, 2021.

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