Ready, Set, Learn Program

Ready Set Learn Program

WHAT: This program provides $250.00 for each eligible school age child (K-12) for the purchase of school clothing and supplies only, no personal items. 

WHEN: June 19, 2023, through the close of business on June 30, 2023.  This program may be discontinued earlier if funding is exhausted.  Limited to Ashland County residents.  

WHERE:  Applications must be submitted to ACDJFS at 15 West 4th Street, Ashland.  Applications may be faxed (419-282-5010), mailed, emailed to or placed in the agency drop box.   

Applications will not be accepted prior to June 19, 2023, or later than June 30, 2023. 

WHAT DO I NEED: Submit a completed application and verification of entire household income for the prior 30 days. To be eligible, at least one member of the AG must be employed a minimum of 20 hours per week (not to be averaged) in that period. If during the 30-day period, a holiday or employment shutdown has occurred, the affected week(s) may be waived for consideration. 

If the AG contains only one adult member and that person is receiving SSI, SSD or other documented disability payments, the work requirement shall be waived. If the AG contains two adults, one must be meeting the work requirement, or both must be receiving documented disability payments. 

Applications will not be accepted without all required documentation.  

No in-person interview is necessary.  

WHEN & WHERE DO I SHOP? Each approved application will be assigned a shopping day in August at Ashland Wal-Mart    

Approved applicants will receive notice of approval with shopping details including dates, times, and purchase guidelines.  

Household income must be at or below the 200% federal poverty level:  

Family Size Gross Monthly Income Standard 

   2 - $3052 

   3 - $3839 

   4 - $4625 

   5 - $5412 

   6 - $6199 

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15 West 4th Street
Ashland, OH 44805

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