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.
MESSAGE BOARD

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.

Click the links for additional information.

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