Public Assistance

Child Care

Child care services are available for qualified parents or families of children being cared for in certified homes and licensed child care centers. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services issues regulations to govern...

Food Assistance Program

The Food Assistance Program is designed to raise nutritional levels, to expand buying power, and to safeguard the health and well-being of individuals in low income households in Ohio. Eligibility (Click Here for Fac...

Healthchek

Healthchek provides health care services through Ohio's Medicaid program. These services help Ohio's children get the care they need before a treatable illness becomes serious. Healthchek helps all children, teens and you...

Kinship Incentive Program

 The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services today announced the launch of a new program to support relatives who are caring for minor children. Beginning on January 1, 2006 the Kinship Permanency Incentive pro...

Medicaid

Medicaid is a state and federally funded health care coverage plan providing assistance to certain low-income and medically vulnerable people. The state cannot limit the number of eligible persons enrolled in Medicaid. ...

Medicaid- Aged, Blind, Disabled

What is Medicaid? Medicaid is a state and federally funded health care coverage plan providing assistance to certain low-income and medically vulnerable people. The state cannot limit the number of eligible persons e...

Non-Emergency Transportation Services (NET)

Transportation is available to those who qualify for medical and counseling appointments. The Non Emergency Transportation program is designed to increase access to medical appointments. Consumers can access NET throu...

Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Medicaid

When applying for institutional care through Medicaid, applicants will need to show proof of income, resources, disability, U.S. Citizenship, and other health insurance. Individuals must also meet Transfer of Resources pr...

Ohio Works First

Ohio Works First was established to provide time-limited cash assistance to eligible families through Ohio's Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program which emphasizes employment, personal responsibility and self-suf...

Pregnancy Related Services PRS

The Pregnancy Related Services Program monitors the medical care of pregnant Medicaid recipients and arranges for any services needed to have a healthy, successful pregnancy. Benefits:Help making your medical appoint...

Prevention, Retention and Contingency (PRC)

View or Download the Ashland County PRC Plan in pdf format. Download a PRC Application in pdf format.  

Project Comfort

Provides one time help with heating costs in the amount of $300, payable by voucher to the heating provider. The program will be available from February 1, 2017 through the close of business on April 28, ...

Waiver Programs

Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Waivers are programs of in-home and community care that help certain Medicaid consumers stay at home instead of in a nursing home, hospital or institution for people with mental ...

Becoming a Child Care Provider

If you have an interest in providing quality child care for children, we would like to hear from you. The Ashland County Department of Job & Family Services may have an opportunity for you to begin a career in child care.