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  • Summer Camp
    Summer Camp and Enrichment Program
    • Applications are now being accepted for Geauga JFS’s 2024 Summer Camp and Enrichment Program. 
  • Federal Law Changes
    Federal Law Changes

    SNAP emergency allotments end after February 2023.

    Beginning in March 2023 you will receive only your normal monthly allotment.

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    Ohio SNAP & OWF Recipients being Targeted by Criminals

    What is happening?

    According to the Federal Food and Nutrition Service, Ohio is among a number of states being targeted by criminals stealing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. This is known as skimming. In skimming, criminals use a device placed over a point-of-sale card reader that steals information from payment cards like SNAP EBT and cash assistance cards. This means SNAP or cash assistance benefits could be stolen without you knowing.


  • Geauga County APS Presents - Ethan Welch

    Ethan is an attorney whose main area of focus is elder law, Medicaid planning, special needs planning, and mental health planning. Additionally, he focuses on estate planning, fiduciary administration, and probate. His extensive knowledge of elder law and special needs planning ensures his clients’ rights are protected, securing their future. Ethan’s compassion and understanding brings his clients peace of mind, and his experience guides them in finding unique solutions as they successfully plan for the years ahead. Ethan, his wife, and two daughters live in Brecksville, OH.

  • Summer Lunch Program
    Summer Lunch Program

    Now that’s what I’m talking about! Summer Lunch, a Claridon Community Helps program is focused on providing nutritional lunches for children. It will ensure that our kids are not going hungry and provide a sense of security to families around food stability during the summer months. Through this program lunch will be provided to all registered children school age and under in Claridon, Newbury and the area covered by Berkshire and Cardinal School District. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday a hot meal will be provided.

  • Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

    The Ohio Department of Development and Geauga County Job and Family Services will help income-eligible Ohioans with water and wastewater assistance. The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying water and wastewater bills that are threatened with disconnection or in a Past Due status. The program is currently in effect and runs until September 30, 2022.

  • HEAP
    Home Energy Assistance Program

    2023 Winter Crisis Program

  • Help for the Holidays
    Help for the Holidays

    Geauga County Job and Family Services coordinates the Sponsor a Family Program to assist low income families with toys, food, and gifts for the holidays.  The program is open to Geauga County families with minor children who are receiving assistance such as food stamps.  Interested families

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    Child Support Awareness Month

    August is Child Support Awareness Month