Public Benefits

Self-Help Brochures from SEOLS

You have the right to a state hearing

This brochure explains your rights when you disagree with a decision by your Job and Family Services office.

What can I do if I am sanctioned?

This brochure explains what to do if Job and Family Services sanctions your food stamp, Ohio Works First, or Medicaid benefits.

Ohio Works First (OWF) hardship extension

This brochure explains how you can ask to have your Ohio Works First benefits extend past the 36-month limit.

Medicaid Estate Recovery

This brochure explains how Ohio’s Medicaid Estate Recovery program works. The Medicaid Estate Recovery program allows the state of Ohio to collect Medicaid payments from the estates of former Medicaid recipients.

Links to Resources on Other Websites

Apply for Unemployment Benefits through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

To receive unemployment benefits, you must apply through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. After you are approved for benefits, you must file a claim each week until you get a new job.

Apply for Ohio Works First, Food Assistance, or Medical Assistance

You can apply for several types of public benefits through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. You can apply online or by contacting your local Job and Family Services office.

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