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
The Shelby County Department
of Job and Family Services will hold
a public hearing on Thursday, April
25th, 2019 at 9:00 am at the SCDJFS
Office, 227 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney, OH
45365. At that time, oral and written
comments will be accepted concerning
the proposed Title XX Social Services
Block Grant Profile. For more information
contact Susan Ashcraft at the above
address or by phone at (937) 497-2802.


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
Aspire.

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

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Mondays

 
10:00AM

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Resume Writing Workshop

May 1, & June 5

 
1:00PM to 3:00PM

 


Job Search Skills Workshop


May 15, & June 19

 

1:00PM to 3:00PM

 


Employer Expectations Workshop


April 24, May 22,
& June 26

 

1:00PM to 3:00PM

 
Interviewing Skills Workshop


May 8, & June 12

 

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM 

 


Basic Computer Skills Workshop
 

May 14 , May 21, May 28,
& June 4

 

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM 


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April 23, 2019
 

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 

Schwan’s/MaMa Rosa’s will be
conducting open interviews at
OhioMeansJobs Shelby County,
227 S. Ohio Avenue, Sidney, Ohio.

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April 25, 2019
 

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 

Securitas will be conducting
open interviews at OhioMeansJobs
Shelby County, 227 S. Ohio Avenue,
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