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Assistance Programs FAQs
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Assistance Programs FAQs

You can report suspected benefits fraud to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Programs covered include child care, food assistance, Medicaid, unemployment insurance, and cash assistance.

If you need immediate help with food, find your local food bank at ohiofoodbanks.org.

Visit Ohio Benefits to explore, manage, or apply for healthcare, child care, food, and cash benefits in Ohio.

Check if you or your family may be eligible for Medicaid with a simple questionnaire from Ohio Benefits.

The Ohio Department of Medicaid's Next Generation managed care plans focus on the individual, honor members’ choice, and provide continuity in the provision of members’ care. 

Contact your county Department of Job and Family Services to learn about your food or cash assistance.

If you believe your benefits were wrongly denied or terminated for any Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) or Ohio Department of Medicaid programs, you can ask for a state hearing from the ODJFS Bureau of State Hearings.