Family Stability Public Assistance Benefits

Greg Gamble and Deb Smith, ERS Supervisors

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM and by appointment
Phone: 419-238-5430
Van Wert Toll Free: 800-830-0953
Fax: 419-238-6045
Email Our Office


FOOD ASSISTANCE
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The Food Assistance Program − formerly the Food Stamp Program and known nationally as the Supplemental Nutrition
Assistance Program (SNAP) − helps eligible low-income Ohioans stretch their food budgets and buy healthy food.

Additional information: Click Here
Online Application: Click Here


MEDICAID
Medicaid provides health insurance for income eligible Ohioans.

Additional information: Click Here
Online Application: Click Here
Medicaid Managed Care – Find your managed care provider: Click Here

or call the Ohio Medicaid Consumer Hotline at 1-800-605-3040

OHIO WORKS FIRST
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OWF is a temporary cash benefit for needy families for up to 36 months.
Able-bodied adult recipients are required to participate in work readiness or education while receiving OWF.

Additional information: Click Here
Online Application: Click Here
Application form to print: Click Here


LOST CARD?
Food Assistance – 1-866-386-3071
Replacement cards arrive in about 10 days.

Ohio Works First – 1-866-320-8822
Replacement cards arrive in about 3 weeks.