• Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana Job & Family Services, Assistance

    Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana offer a wide range of assistance. This includes unemployment compensation, health care, cash assistance, food assistance, child care, child support enforcement and administration, and employment and training assistance.

    The Complex Care Center at Cincinnati Children's provides information to help families and health care providers identify sources of financial assistance.

    Ohio Department of Job and Family Services:

    Ohio Department of Job and Family Services provides a variety of financial assistance programs including:

    Applications for Ohio Job and Family Services financial assistance programs are available on their web site. You can also find a directory of county offices.

    A list of Ohio Job and Family Services fact sheets and brochures is available online.

    Read more about medical assistance funding programs.

    Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services: 

    Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services provides a variety of financial assistance programs including:

    • Department for Community Based Services provides family support, child care, child and adult protection, eligibility determinations for Medicaid and food benefits, and administration of an energy cost assistance program. The department also administers the state foster care and adoption systems and recruits and trains parents to care for the state's children who are waiting for a permanent home. 
    • Child Care Assistance for low-income families.
    • Nutrition Assistance Branch helps low-income households end hunger and buy the food they need for a nutritionally adequate diet with benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). 
    • Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (K-TAP) provides a short-term cash benefit to families with children under the age of 18, or under age 19 if a full-time secondary student.  Most adults who receive K-TAP must participate in a work activity.

    Read more about medical assistance funding programs.

    Indiana Family and Social Services Administration:

    Indiana Family and Social Services Administration provides a variety of financial assistance programs including:

    • Division of Family Resources provides various tools to strengthen families through services that focus on prevention, early intervention, self-sufficiency, family support and preservation. The division administers cash assistance, child care assistance, food assistance, employment and training services for low-income clients, as well as Medicaid eligibility, throughout the state.
    • Child Care Assistance is available through the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) program for eligible families who are working or enrolled in school.
    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formally know as food stamps, provides food assistance to low and no income people and families.
    • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides transitional services that help people gain employment.

    Read more about medical assistance funding programs

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