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Important OJFSDA Annual Training Conference Update

Due to circumstances surrounding the continued public health situation, the 2020 event has been cancelled.


How to file for unemployment benefits during COVID-19

Click the headline for important information from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.


OJFSDA staff is now working remotely

Due to the Governor's Stay at Home order, we are now working remotely. We can be reached via email or on our cell phones. Thank you!


Looking for information on COVID-19/Coronavirus?

Ohio Coronavirus Hotline 1-833-4ASKODH (1-833-427-5634)

Please review the resources available from the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Click the headline for links to those resources.


Ohio Will Continue to Accept Refugees

You may have seen news coverage recently on Governor DeWine’s commitment to continue accepting refugees through the refugee resettlement program.


ODJFS Warns Against SNAP Scam

On December 19, 2019 the state sent out this important warning.


Congratulations to our Outstanding Director of the Year Beth Rubin!

OJFSDA announces the 2019 Outstanding Director of the Year.


Amendment Proposed to Bill Requiring Photos on SNAP Cards

The sponsor of Senate Bill 165, which would require photos to be added to SNAP EBT cards, has proposed an amendment that would give additional time for implementation if the bill passes.