Ohio Works First
Cash Assistance Work Activities Program

OWF Cash Assistance Work Activity Program

Individuals who apply for OWF cash assistance are required to complete an assessment of their employability and participate in a work activity assignment for a specified number of hours per month.  Work activity assignments include, but are not limited to, participating in the agency’s Job Search Program, attending employment related workshops, and/or work at one of the county’s Work Experience Program sites.

The number of hours an individual must complete per month is determined according to factors such as, single parent or two-parent family, the age of the youngest child, and the amount of the cash and food assistance grants. The number of hours per month an individual must complete ranges from 86 -151.  Failure to complete the assigned work activity component may result in the family’s benefits being closed.

For more information about the OWF Work Activity Programs, please call

937-498-4981

Select option 5 and then option 6

 

Shelby County Ohio Jobs Family Works First Cash Assistance

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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
Aspire.

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


View Free Workshop Schedule Here...
 

 

Government Shutdown
Effects on SNAP
(Food Assistance)

Due to the Federal Government
Shutdown, Ohio will be  Issuing
February Food Assistance Benefits
to Participants Currently in Receipt
of SNAP 
on January 16th.

Participants will NOT receive their
benefits on their February load date
and should remember that their
benefits loaded in January will need
to last through February.

 We do not have any information
on issuances for 
March, but we
will keep you informed as soon as
we 
do. Thank you for your patience
and understanding.

 


Resume Writing Workshop

March 6, April 3, May 1,
& June 5

 
1:00PM to 3:00PM

 


Job Search Skills Workshop


February 20, March 20,
April 17, May 15, & June 19

 

1:00PM to 3:00PM

 


Employer Expectations Workshop


February 27,  March 27,
April 24, May 22, & June 26

 

1:00PM to 3:00PM

 
Interviewing Skills Workshop


March 13,
April 10, May 8,
& June 12

 

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM 

 


HIRING EVENTS & JOB LEADS

 

Shelby County Ohio Job Family Services Local Job Postings

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February 19, 2019

12:00 PM – 3:30 PM

TCC will be conducting

open interviews for a 
Full-time Retail Sales
Consultant at OhioMeansJobs
227 S. Ohio Ave., Sidney, OH
45365

 

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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