Crawford County Job and Family Services

Crawford County Ohio Job and Family Services
Crawford County Ohio Job and Family Services
Crawford County Ohio Job and Family Services
Crawford County Ohio Job and Family Services
Crawford County Ohio Job and Family Services

Area News


Area News


Toy Drive.  This year the distribution site for the  Bucyrus Fire Department Toy Drive wll be at the Bucyrus Methodist Church Annex, 216 Hopley Avenue, Bucyrus.


Bed Bugs making you or someone you know miserable?  We are now assisting with Pest Eradication through our PRC Program.  Available to eligible Crawford County families with children in the home.


We have updated our PRC Plan effective 10-1-17.  Visit our PRC Page for a complete listing of PRC Services.


NEW Website Features....Are you a vendor who would be interested in bidding on contracts with Crawford County Job & Family Services?   Our website now features a Request for Proposal page that lists all current contract opportunities.  Click on the Request for Proposal link right below Area News to see current requests.  Then sign up to be notified when we add new ones!   Also, check out the Join Our Team icon on our home page for Crawford County Job & Family Services job postings!

New Transportation

Crawford County has a NEW public transportation provider.  Effective January 3rd, 2017, SCAT (Seneca-Crawford Area Transportation) will provide transportation for Crawford county residents. SCAT is a door-to-door, curb-to-curb transportation organization that provides local as well as out-of-county trips to the public of Seneca and Crawford Counties. They provide transportation for all needs such as medical, social, shopping, bank service, veterinary, etc.  For more information on SCAT (fares, contact information, etc.) visit or call 419-617-7191


Get Your High School Diploma or GED

Don’t have a high school diploma?  There are now several options to either obtain a high school diploma or GED in Crawford County.

1)    Traditional GED classes:  Held both in Bucyrus and Galion locations

2)    22+ Program: Were you just a little short on credits? Are you age 22 or older?  You could earn your high school diploma through credit recovery.

3)    Adult Diploma.  If you are age 22 or older you may be able to earn a certificate in Welding or Nurses Aide and get your high school diploma at the same time. You don’t have to leave Crawford County and it’s free!

4)    Do you need help getting re-enrolled in a high school program or need help staying in school?  Our Crawford County Youth Program for 16-24 year olds can help!

Not sure which is your best option?  Contact OhioMeansJobs – Crawford County for more information and get scheduled for an initial assessment.  419-562-8066 #300


Foster & Adoptive parents needed

Are you willing to help a Crawford County child when they need you most?

Crawford County JFS – Children Services is looking for foster parents who are willing to provide a safe, predictable, caring  family environment for a Crawford County child.  The goal of foster care is to reunite children with their families once the problems that led to their removal have been corrected and a foster parent’s role is to be a caregiver and nurturer.   Foster parents are needed in all school districts in Crawford County and also licenses homes in adjoining counties.  Training and 24/7 ongoing support is provided along with monthly payments.  For more information and requirements of being a foster parent please contact Sue Bauer at Crawford County JFS 419-562-0015, # 226 or email


Become A Childcare Professional

Would you like to operate your own home-based business?  Do you care deeply about the safety, well-being, and development of children?  Become a Licensed Home Child Care Provider and work from home while providing safe, high-quality care.  Set your own hours & gain the ability to accept publicly funded childcare payments.  Find out how to become a state-licensed childcare professional by calling 419-562-0015 #235