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Among its tasks is to bring together under one office the diverse training operations of the department. That training includes not only ODJFS staff, but staff of all county job and family services, children's services and child support agencies.

The Adult Protective Services program reduces or remedies conditions causing endangerment to adults, maximizing the adult's independence and self-direction, and preventing unnecessary institutionalization. Title XX of the Social Security Act provides funding to counties for loacal social services programs for families, children and adults. Funds are used to strengthen, restore, maintian or improve their ability to be self-supportive and independent.

The funds are distributed by the state, but CDJFS determine what services will be available in their communities. This service provides well-child physical, dental every six months, vision and hearing checkups and provides one pair of glasses per year, prescriptions. Provides prenatal visits and transportation for pregnant women with a Medicaid card. Information and Referral - provides community members with information about services that are available to help with all types of needs.

The hotline is available 8: While there are no fees for our services, an application is required. Click here to visit our site: Disability Assistance The Disability Assistance DA program is state and county funded and provides cash and medical coverage to certain persons ineligible for federally-supported public assistance programs.

Medicaid Medicaid is a large, multidimensional health coverage program that provides health care coverage to more than 1 million lower-income Ohioans. The Basic Medicaid Health Plan covers a wide range of services, including: Healthy Start Healthy Start offers comprehensive health care coverage for children in families with income up to percent of the Federal Poverty Guideline. Work Force Development Work Force Development is a coordinated system of programs for individuals that results in a pipeline of trained workers available to meet the needs of Ohio employers WIA One Stop WIA is a program that provides services to clients which include core services, assessment and provision of work experience and education.

S ocial Services The Adult Protective Services program reduces or remedies conditions causing endangerment to adults, maximizing the adult's independence and self-direction, and preventing unnecessary institutionalization. Women, Infants and Children Food Assistance. Long-Term Services and Supports.

Ohio Housing Finance Agency. Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Ohio Behavioral Health Directory. Information on addiction and mental health services in your area.

Information on waiver enrollment for people with Developmental Disabilities. How do I learn more about Medicaid? How is Medicaid coverage changing? Every day, an estimated , children under age 6 are cared for in settings outside the home that are certified or licensed in Ohio. ODJFS administers and oversees the state's child protective services programs. Child protective services in Ohio are provided by a network of 88 public children services agencies PCSAs. Sixty-two of these are located within county departments of job and family services, and twenty-six operate independently.

ODJFS has the authority to plan and develop programs, and write rules and regulations pertaining to adult protective services. It also provides technical assistance to county staff. The county departments of job and family services receive and investigate reports of abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable adults and evaluate the need for protective services.

During SFY , the counties received a total of 14, reports of abuse, neglect and exploitation of adults age 60 and over. IV-D refers to the section of federal law that created the child support program.

IV-D cases qualify for a variety of child support services, such as locating noncustodial parents, establishing legal paternity, establishing child support or medical support orders, and enforcing such orders.

Ohio's child support program is administered locally by 88 county child support enforcement agencies CSEAs. Sixty-seven CSEAs are located within county departments of job and family services. The rest are either stand-alone agencies or are located within the office of the county prosecutor.

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