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Athens County Department of Job and Family Services
Athens County Job and Family Services coordinates a wide range of programs for those who experience the despair of poverty, hunger, homelessness and ill health. We receive federal, state and local funding for our programs, and we serve thousands of people every day.
We offer services and assistance with: Aspire Services (GED program), Adult Protective Services, Child Care Assistance, Emergency Financial Assistance / PRC (Prevention, Retention & Contingency) Program, Ex-Offender Reentry Program, Food / Cash Assistance, Food Pantry Services / Emergency Food Line, Medical Transportation Services, Public Medical Assistance / Medicaid, Workforce Development Services and more.
To Apply, Renew, Make Changes, Check Status for Cash, Food & Medical Assistance contact us: Call Customer Service: 1-844-640-6446, Or online at: benefits.ohio.gov , Or visit the offices at: 13183 St. Rt. 13, Millfield, Ohio, Or call locally at: 740-797-2523; or toll free 1-800-762-3775. Visit their website at: www.jfs.athensoh.org
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is the administrative department of the Ohio state government responsible for supervising the state's public assistance, workforce development, unemployment compensation, cash assistance, food assistance, child and adult protective services, adoption, child care, and child support programs.
Visit their website at: jfs.ohio.gov Visit their employment services website at: OhioMeansJobs
ATHENS METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITy
Athens Metropolitan Housing Authority assists low-income families, including those who are elderly or disabled, with safe, decent, and affordable housing opportunities as those families strive to achieve self-sufficiency and improve the quality of their lives. Visit their website at: Athens Metropolitan Housing Authority
For almost 50 years HAPCAP has been dedicated to alleviating the effects of poverty in our communities through administering new and innovative programs and creating opportunities for our neighbors.
HAPCAP is one of 50 Community Action Agencies in Ohio and is proud to be a part of Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD). They are a private, non-profit, community-based organization serving Southeast Ohio.
Over the years we have expanded to include six Head Start centers, three Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) offices, a Housing office and the Regional Food Center.
HAPCAP continues to dedicate themselves to Southeast Ohio, in becoming the voice of community members and to enabling self-sufficiency and an improved quality of life for everyone. Visit their website at: HAPCAP
Job Corps is the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country and has been operating for more than 50 years. The program helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. They connect students with the skills and education they need to get the career they want. Visit their website at: Job Corps
OPPORTUNITIES FOR OHIOANS WITH DISABILITIES
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is the state agency that empowers Ohioans with disabilities through employment, disability determinations, and independence. It is accomplished through its Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR), Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI) and Division of Disability Determination (DDD). A fourth area is the Division of Employer and Innovation Services (EIS), which is responsible for establishing and maintaining partnerships with employers. Visit their website at: Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Senior Employment Program
At GOODWILL®, they help seniors find work, develop new skills and talents, and build their financial security by taking advantage of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP).
SCSEP is an on-the-job training and employment program designed to help those aged 55 and older update their jobs skills, build work experience and confidence, and continue to have economic security and well-being.
For information about Senior Employment Programs, contact Goodwill Industries, Inc. call (740) 450-6060, or visit their website at: Goodwill SCSEP
Tri-County career center - Adult Center
At Tri-County Career Center - Adult Center, you can choose from four career training programs that will prepare you for a job in your chosen field. You'll complete the program with a new set of skills and have the credentials that employers in your field recognize and respect.
Unlike a high school, our programs do not follow a regular "school year." Each program is unique in its content and length, so programs begin and end at various times each year. Visit their website at: Tri-County Adult Career Center
VETERANS workforce SERVICES
The mission of Veterans Workforce Services is to provide policies and procedures regarding veterans programs and services necessary for the state to implement the Job for Veterans Act. Our goal is to assist eligible veterans, including disabled veterans, campaign veterans, and other targeted veterans and eligible spouses in alleviating unemployment and underemployment.
Visit their website at: Ohio Veterans Services
All Community Partners listed offer services and assistance at the OhioMeansJobs-Athens County center free of charge. Appointments are recommended for all partners, please call 740-797-1405, or toll free 877-351-0405.
Parking is in the rear of the building.