Adult Protective Services

The state requires Adult Protective Services(APS) be provided to investigate and evaluate reports of adults age 60 and over, who are allegedly abused, neglected or exploited.  These adults may be handicapped due to aging or they may have physical or mental impairments which prevent them from providing for their own care and protection.  Adults who experience abuse, neglect and/or exploitation are offered support for protection and self-sufficiency.  Competent adults do have the right to make their own decisions even if family members or the community do not feel these decisions are in the best interest of the adult.

To report a case of suspected abuse or neglect, please call

937-498-4981

M, W, TH, F, 7:30 am. - 4:00 pm. 
Tuesday, 7:30 am. - 6:00 pm. 

After hours you may call the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department at:

937-498-1111

and they will contact an on-call worker.

When making a report, please provide as many details as possible to help us determine whether there is cause for an investigation.
When an investigation is launched, the alleged victim is notified of the reason for it.  For cases determined to be an emergency, an APS staff member will make a home visit within 24 hours.  We begin other investigations within three working days.

When APS determines that intervention is necessary, we develop a plan of action with the older adult and make sure the client receives needed services to ensure safety and security.
MESSAGE BOARD

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Shelby County Department
of Job and Family Services

Prevention, Retention and
Contingency Plan 
Opportunity
for Public Comment

 

The Shelby County Department
of Job and Family Services is
taking comments from the public
on the Prevention, Retention
and Contingency plan for Shelby
County. The plan is developed
under guidance and regulations
from the Ohio Department of Job
and Family Services. 
The plan will
be available for public comment
from August 26, 2019 – September
24, 2019 at the Shelby County
Department of Job and Family
Services, 227 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney,
Ohio, 45365. 
Hours of operation
are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday,
and Friday, and 7:30 a.m.
to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.



Employment Workshops

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Workshop participants have the
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seeking skills to aid in finding a
new job or to brush up on skills
to retain a job once they are working.
Workshops are taught by instructors
from Upper Valley Career Center and
Aspire.

To register for a workshop, call
OhioMeansJobs Shelby County at
937-498-4981 Extension 2816

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Resume Writing Workshop

Oct 2,
Nov 6, Dec 4

 
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Job Search Skills Workshop


Oct 16,
Nov 20, Dec 18

 

1:00PM to 3:00PM

 


Employer Expectations Workshop


Sept 25, Oct 23, Nov 27

 

1:00PM to 3:00PM

 
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Oct 9, Nov 13, Dec 11

 

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM 

 


Basic Computer Skills Workshop

 
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 


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ADDRESS 227 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365
PHONE 937-498-4981
FAX 937-498-7396
HOURS M, W, TH, F - 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesdays - 7:30 am - 6 pm