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Our Mission

Our mission is to promote self-sufficiency and family stability in Geauga County by providing child and adult protective services, child support services, public assistance and employment services with respect, dignity and compassion.

Geauga County Job and Family Services, a Department of the Geauga County Board of Commissioners, provides local, State, Federal and Community-based services to the people of Geauga County. Our agency is made up of 4 major divisions which work together to better serve the families receiving services from any of the divisions. Social Services include Child and Elderly Protective services as well as Foster Care and Adoption services. Public Assistance include Food and Cash Assistance, Medicaid, Child Care Expenses and help with other basic needs. Child Support works to establish paternity and to establish, modify and enforce child support orders. OMJ Employment Services offers assistance with Job Search, Job Training, and other technical and certificate education programs. Our office is located at 12480 Ravenwood Drive, Chardon, Ohio, next door to Geauga University Hospital.

 

A Department of the County of Geauga Board of County Commissioners: Walter M. Claypool, Blake A. Rear, Ralph Spidalieri