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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ODJFS to Offer Free Credit Monitoring to Victims of Unemployment-Related ID Theft

Individuals who reported being the victim of such identity theft will be eligible for one year of credit monitoring at no charge. Those who believe they were victims, but have not yet reported it, can do so at unemployment.ohio.gov or by calling (833) 658-0394. The services include identity theft monitoring, restoration, and insurance.

In order to be eligible for the free credit monitoring service, individuals must complete the ID Theft Portal Fraud Form at Identity Theft | Ohio Unemployment Benefits Help no later than May 22, 2022. The deadline to register for identity protection services is June 25, 2022.

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ODJFS Press Release

FAQs

 

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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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
 

July 30, 2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Plygem will be conducting open interviews at 2405 Campbell Road, Sidney, Ohio.

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for week of 6-27-2022

for week of 6-20-2022



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