Useful Phone Numbers / Links

Report child or elder abuse and neglect at: (330) 296-2273 – the CARES 24 Hour Reporting Hot Line

Online Application now available! To apply online for Cash Assistance (OWF), Food Assistance or Medical Benefits or to report changes, click here.


Ohio Benefits

Telephone Numbers for Job and Family Services:

  • Child and Adult Protective Services: 330-296-CARE
  • Foster Care and Adoption: 330-296-2273
  • Food Assistance, Medicaid, Healthy Start/Healthy Families, Other Assistance: 330-297-3750 or 1-800-876-9544
  • OhioMeansJobs - Portage County: 330-296-2841
  • Child Support Enforcement: 330-297-3791

JFS Social Media:

Click here or use the document below for Social Security/Medicare contact information:

a list of contacts at Social Security and Medicare