As a result of the February SNAP benefits being issued early, The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is adjusting the March benefit issuance schedule. Eligible SNAP families will receive half of their March benefits on February 22, 2019 and the rest of the benefits will be issued on the normal March issuance date.
Kathi Spirk, Director
Gina Speaks Eshler, Deputy Director
Renea Moore, Family Services Administrator
1025 S. South Street
Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm
Three options for applying for cash, food and medical assistance:
- We have same day / walk-in Intake appointments Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m on a first come, first served basis.
- You can use this link to print a JFS 07200 – Request for Cash, Food and Medical Assistance and return it in person, by mail or fax.
- You can apply online using this link.
For most programs, options 2 & 3 must be followed by an interview. Please tell us if you would prefer a telephone interview. If a telephone interview is not requested, we will send you a letter instructing you to come into the office for an interview.
FNS Nondiscrimination Statement
ln accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English’ To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.
To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.
Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250 -9410;
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
- Cash Assistance (Ohio Works First)
- Food Assistance (commonly known as food stamps)
- PRC (commonly known as emergency assistance)
- Child Care
- Adult Protective Services – provides investigation and services to adults aged 60 and over who are alleged to be physically or emotionally abused, neglected or exploited, including incidents of self-neglect.
- Other Services
Procedures for Filing Complaints
If you do not agree with an action or decision on your benefits by the Clinton County Department of Job and Family Services, or you think the agency should have done something it has not done, you can ask for a county conference and/or a state hearing. You may call Clinton County Department of Job and Family Services at 937-382-0963 and talk to the administrative staff about your case, or schedule a county conference. You may request a state hearing by writing to:
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
P.O. Box 182825
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2825
or call 1-866-635-3748
If you want to know more about how state hearings work, ask the agency for a copy of “Explanation of State Hearing Procedures” ODJFS 4059.