Defiance and Paulding - Ohio Means Jobs Centers currently have limited seating in their resource rooms. MASK WEARING IS REQUIRED * * * SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED * * * A Public Hearing will be held on April 19, 2021 on the proposed Title XX Plan effective 10/1/2021. The hearing will be held at 6879 Evansport Rd., Defiance OH 43512. It will begin at 7:00 am.   The JFS & OMJ offices will be closed on Monday, July 5th for the observance of Independence day.

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APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH!

Wear Blue is a statewide awareness campaign that takes place on the second Wednesday of every April, Child Abuse Prevention Month. Ohioans are encouraged to wear blue that day – to work, to school, to a community event – to show support for preventing child abuse and neglect. Wear Blue day will be April 14, 2021#OhioWearsBlue   

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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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