Stories tagged with: Job and Family Services

April 11, 2013 - 11:13am
1 year 1 week ago

A new partnership between the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks to help teens moving from foster care to independent living.

Statistics show that 81 percent of foster care youth are being arrested before the age of 24, 48 percent of females become pregnant by 19 and 40 percent of homeless were once in the foster care system.

"We cannot individually as agencies help this and effect this, but together we can pull our resources and we...

November 16, 2010 - 8:37pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

If you're in need of government assistance, getting it can be as easy as clicking a button on your computer.

You can now apply online for Medicaid, food stamps, and cash assistance, and there's even a test on the Website for you to check your eligibility.

"It makes it more convenient for folks to be able to apply. A lot of people are working more than one job. They're working different schedules that aren't necessarily conducive for them to come into the office and apply,...

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