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


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.

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

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


Resume Writing Workshop

March 26, April 9 & 23

May 14, June 11 & 25

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Interviewing Skills Workshop

April 11

May 9, June 13

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Job Search Skills Workshop

April 4

May 2, June 6

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Good Employee Skills Workshop

March 21, April 18

May 16, June 20

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Computer Basics Workshop

March 28, April 25

May 23, June 27

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Local Job Postings

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May 3, 2018

3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Sidney High School will be holding a Career and College Fair at the high school located at 1215 Cambell Rd., Sidney, Ohio.

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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