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Cuyahoga County Job and Family Services
Cuyahoga Job and Family Services (CJFS) is one of the four divisions of Health & Human Services under the administration of the County Executive Office Ed FitzGerald in Cuyahoga. CJFS is responsible for the administration of Ohio Works First/Cash Assistance, the Food Assistance, the Prevention, Retention and Contingency Program/Emergency Cash, Healthy Start/Healthy Families, Medicaid for the Aged, Blind and Disabled and Child Care assistance programs as well as a variety of other services to assist families in achieving employment.
Click here to review and comment on Cuyahoga County's Title XX Social Services Plan for Federal Fiscal Year 2014.
Specialized Medicaid Benefit Center
page now online -
Click on the blue +Services Directory (left) and click on SMBC
to view it!
Food Assistance Program Improves Fresh Food Access
Customers can use their Ohio Direction Card at local Farmers Markets to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. Click here for the Produce Perks Program
, endorsed by Cuyahoga Job and Family Services and The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition.
The Online Benefit Application is a Web-based tool that allows anyone in the state of Ohio to apply for food assistance, cash assistance and Medicaid online, wherever they can access a web connection, simply by logging in at http://ODJFSBenefits.ohio.gov. For individuals or families with an existing case, this online service allows you to report household or income changes to your caseworker. The process is quick, easy and secure.
Click here for more information
We can provide free information and presentations to your agency, customers or community groups about services available to Cuyahoga County residents from the Cuyahoga Job and Family Services' Office
CLICK ON THIS LINK TO VIEW TOPICS AND MAKE A REQUEST FOR A SPEAKER FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION OR GROUP
CJFS SPEAKER’S BUREAU.
* Employment Connection and Career Center database is now online! Click here for more information.
How Do I Apply for Services?
Important Phone Numbers
| Job and Family Services Main Information Line
| Ohio Direction Card
| Ohio EPPICard (cash card)
| State Hearings
||(216) 987-7725 or (216) 987-7721
| Customer Relations Office
| Healthy Start/ Child Care Hotline
| Child Care Voucher Payment Hotline
| Fraud Hotline
Child Care Information Line
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