Fraud and Benefit Recovery

Applicants are required to report everyone who is living with them and all income and expenses when an application is filed for benefits.  Questionable situations sometimes arise. When this happens, a referral should be made to our Fraud Department.

Fraud referrals can be made by calling

937-498-4981

option 3, then option 5


An investigation is completed to determine if there are unreported circumstances.  If there is a fraud finding, an overpayment is completed for any benefits that the household would not have been entitled to receive.

Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Food Stamp FraudOnce an overpayment has been established, the case may be referred if warranted to the local Prosecutor’s office.  Depending on the circumstances of the investigation, the case may be taken to court for prosecution.

 

The agency pursues collection from the recipient.  Collections can be obtained through payments to our agency, recoupment from benefits currently being received, and from tax return offset.

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Computer Classes
FREE Basic Computer Classes asre being offered at OhioMeansJobs Shelby County. Call 937-498-4981 Ext. 2816 to register. See flyer for more details. Registration is limited!

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Employment Workshops
OhioMeansJobs Shelby County offers free employment workshops.  Workshop participants have the opportunity to improve their job 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 the Adult Basic Literacy Program (ABLE).  To register for a workshop, call OhioMeansJobs Shelby County at 937-498-4981 Extension 2816

Resume Writing Workshop
Emphasis on the importance of a resume.
Writing high quality cover letters.
Monday, March 13 & 27
Monday, April 10 & 24
Monday, May 8 & 22
Monday, June 5 &19
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Interviewing Skills Workshop
Selling yourself at the interview.
Difficult interview questions.
Wednesday, March 8
Wednesday, April 12
Wednesday, May 10
Wednesday, June 14
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Job Search Skills Workshop
Review methods to find job openings.
Wednesday, April 5
Wednesday, May 3
Wednesday, June 7
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Good Employee Skills Workshop
Review Employer Expectations.
Wednesday, March 15
Wednesday, April 19
Wednesday, May 17
Wednesday, June 21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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HIRING EVENTS & JOB LEADS

Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Local Job Postings

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June 28, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Securitas Security Services USA Inc. will be conducting open interviews at OhioMeansJobs Shelby County, 227 S. Ohio Avenue, Sidney, Ohio.  See flyer for details.

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June 29, 2017

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

REM Ohio will be conducting open interviews at OhioMeansJobs Shelby County, 227 S. Ohio Avenue, Sidney, Ohio.  See flyer for details.

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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