Due to the current COVID-19 health risk, beginning March 17, 2020, all office buildings of Defiance/Paulding Consolidated JFS are closed to the Public. Our staff are working, and we are available to you via phone, email or regular mail.

I’M AN EMPLOYER

We have an experienced team of employment specialists is ready to assist you with your employment needs.

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I’M A JOB SEEKER

We have many resources available including computer labs, and job readiness tutorials and workshops.

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I’M AGED 14-24

We assist youth set realistic goals and objectives to prepare for education and employment opportunities.

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OhioMeansJobs is a state-wide system of centers that offers individuals, employers and communities the opportunity to achieve and sustain economic prosperity. As part of this system, Defiance and Paulding Counties are committed to workforce development initiatives and activities that are business driven and locally developed.

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We are proud to offer priority of services to U.S. Military Veterans and eligible spouses. Click here for details.

Defiance/Paulding Consolidated Job & Family Services (DPCJFS) serves residents of Defiance & Paulding Counties. DPCJFS provides services such as child & adult protective services, food stamps, Medicaid, temporary cash assistance, retention and contingency services. Services are available to any residence of Defiance/Paulding Counties. Income and resource limitations may apply.

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