About Our Agency
Athens County Job and Family Services coordinates a wide range of programs for people of all ages in Athens County. We receive federal, state and local funding for our programs, and we serve thousands of people every day.
Offering Services and Assistance:
Aspire Services (former ABLE program)
Adult Protective Services
Child Care Assistance
Emergency Financial Assistance / PRC Program
Ex-Offender Reentry Program
Food / Cash Assistance
Food Pantry Services / Emergency Food Line
Medical Transportation Services
Public Medical Assistance / Medicaid
Workforce Development Services
we have been charged with the most serious and important responsibility in
government, that of helping our fellow citizens who experience the despair of
poverty, hunger, homelessness, and ill health. We believe that our programs
represent the conscience of society and that our strength lies in seeking a
decent life for all.
We offer services at these locations:
The Athens County Home Building
13183 Ohio Rt 13, Millfield, Ohio 45761-9901
(the former County Home between Athens and Chauncey)
Family Services programs:
Phone: 740-797-2523 or 1-800-762-3775
Child Support Enforcement Agency
Phone: 740-593-5046 or 1-800-436-8933.
The County Home Building houses the majority of our Family Services and Child Support programs. Most client visits' take place in this historic building.
The Work Station
70 North Plains Road, Suite C, The Plains
Phone: 740-797-1405 or 1-877-351-0405
The Work Station houses our adult education, job search assistance, job training and reentry programs. As the OhioMeansJobs center - Athens County, it also provides office space for many of our community partner agencies and often hosts workshops and special events.
The Work Station also has a computer lab that is open to the public and a jobs board where employment opportunities are posted.
The Denver White Building
184 N. Lancaster St., Athens
Phone: 740- 592-4477 or 1-800-338-4484
The Denver White building serves as the location for many of our healthcare programs. The staff members in this office generally go out of the building to meet with clients, and it is rare for clients to need to visit this building. Clients more frequently will visit either the County Home Building or The Work Station.
Athens County Department of Job and Family Services
13183 State Route 13, Millfield, Ohio 45761-9901
(740) 797-2523 or (800) 762-3775