If you are receiving public assistance benefits in Crawford County you must work to earn those benefits. Work activities and participation assignments for public assistance recipients are administered by the Work Activities Unit of Crawford County Job & Family Services, also known as OhioMeansJobs - Crawford County. Depending on the type of benefits you are applying for and your individual circumstances, you may be required to cooperate with OhioMeansJobs - Crawford County by participating in various activities, up to 40 hours per week. These activities are designed to help you become self-sufficient.

Allowable activities include:

  • Job Search/Job Readiness classes
  • Unpaid Work Experience
  • Job Skills Training
  • Vocational Training
  • GED classes
  • College

The goal of Crawford County Job & Family Services is to assist families and individuals temporarily during times of crisis and help them regain self-reliance and independence through meaningful work and training experiences.

Participation Process

3 Tier Sanctions