Currently, our lobby is closed.
Use the drop box or email to transmit documents to the office for public assistance clients.  All others should call the office before coming in for instructions.
If you need to email documents, please forward them to the Wood-County-Public-Assistance@jfs.ohio.gov  *This is the only email address to be used to email all documents.

Protective Services Hotline: 419-354-9669   JFS Office: 419-352-7566   Call Center: 1-844-640-OHIO

To report suspected Fraud: Please contact Wood County Job and Family Services at 419-373-6964 or 419-373-6950, or Online at: http://jfs.ohio.gov/fraud/index.stm


Contact Us

Our teams are here to help! Give us a call.

Directors

DAVID WIGENT
Director

MICHAEL FULLER
Assistant Director
Call us at 419-352-7566

Public Assistance

LAURA SEIFERT
Income Maintenance Administrator
Call us at 419-352-7566

Social Services

MARY DEWITT
Social Services Administrator
Call us at 419-373-6970

Protective Services

PROTECTIVE SERVICES HOTLINE:
Call us at 419-354-9669

SHELBY SMITH, ICPC
Foster/Adoption/APS Specialized Unit Supervisor
Call us at 419-373-6956

SANDRA J. CARSEY, LSW
Children’s Services Administrator
Call us at 419-373-6934

BRANDY LAUX, MSW, LSW
Family Assessment Unit Supervisor
Call us at 419-373-6938

KRISTIN WEYMER
Family Support Unit Supervisor
Call us at 419-373-6936

BRIANNE GILLIS
Foster Care Licensing Specialist
Call us at 419-728-0205

*PLEASE NOTE – DO NOT FILE ABUSE OR NEGLECT COMPLAINTS VIA EMAIL