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


Chore Services

Chore Services
This program is only available to adults 60 years of age and older and who own their own home. Must not have another able-bodied adult or child 15 or older living in the household.

Eligibility requirements include income, assets, and a statement of physical need. Services such as lawn mowing, snow shoveling and a one-time fall leaf clean-up are provided to the elder by a third party vendor. The cost for these services are reimbursed to the vendor by the agency.

For more information, contact Jessica Johnson at 419-373-6982 or 1-888-282-1118.