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


Youth Services - Ages 14-24

CCMEP Application

Services:

Preparing our emerging workforce for skilled employment is very important to us at OhioMeansJobs-Wood County.  FREE services are designed to support the youth’s goals, including:

  • Obtaining a high school diploma
  • Training and leadership opportunities
  • Job placement
  • Work experience
  • How to survive on your own
  • Supportive services such as child care and transportation

These are just some of the ways we can help, please feel free to contact either of our Youth program providers at:  Wood County Educational Service Center- (419) 354-9010 Leslie Head

Join our Pre-apprenticeship Program!

What does that mean? Simply a program that teaches basic technical and job readiness skills in preparation to enter a Registered Apprenticeship program.  Our pre-apprenticeship program will  provide classroom training and hands-on labs related to an apprenticeship occupation. It also includes a paid work experience! For more information contact Mary DeWitt at 419-373-6970.