Our Performance

All Numbers below are for 2014 unless otherwise stated:

Ohio Means Jobs

  • In 2014, OMJ served 3,687 customers, providing these customers with 7,708 services.
  • 8 Individual Training Accounts were approved, they consisted of 7 CDL training programs & 1 LPN training program. In addition, 5 On-the-Job Training Accounts were approved.

Benefit Recovery 

  • The Benefit Recovery Unit completed 5,810 IEVS matches, collected $58,397 in overpayments and earned $11,690 in incentive dollars on recouped claims of food assistance, cash assistance & Medicaid cases.
  • Ashland County ranked 21st overall of 88 counties in 2014

 Family Stability

  • 136 individuals received OWF cash assistance. Of these 123 were children.
  • 4,965 individuals received food assistance, serving an average of 2,227 families.
  • 8,976 individuals received Medicaid assistance.
  • 1,329 individuals received Medicaid Expansion assistance
  • 113 children were cared for through publicly funded child care.

Child Support

The average caseload size for each child support Case Manager is 900 cases, handling over 3600 cases total in Ashland County.

CSEA collected $8,254,186 in child support for families and $91,499 in Medical Support. In addition, $164,357 was collected in processing fees.

262 Administrative and Court hearings were conducted resulting in paternity establishments, child support order establishments, enforcement action and resolutions of objections. 117 child support orders were modified through the Administrative process, as well.

Child Protective Services

Our agency received 987 calls/reports of child abuse/neglect in 2014.

380 Incidents/Investigations

  • 145 neglect
  • 72 sexual abuse
  • 88 physical abuse
  •  37 family in need services
  • 20 Dependency
  • 18 emotional maltreatment

There were 76 children in our care, consisting of:

  • 3  age 0-11 months
  • 28 age 1-6 years
  • 17 age 7-11 years
  • 28 age 12-18+ years

We are happy to report 4 completed adoptions in 2014!

Foster Care Licensing

  • 38 inquiries
  • 17 homes total
  • 5 closed
  • 12 active homes
  • 3 pending licensing

Adult Protective Services

25 Victims/Reports Investigated

  •  3 Neglect by others
  • 13 Self Neglect
  • 1 Exploitation
  • 8 Physical Abuse

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