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