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Additional Family Programs
This program helps pregnant teens or teen parents to graduate. Cash incentives and counseling are used to encourage them to finish high school or secure a GED.

Ohio Works First
This program (formerly Aid to Dependent Children or ADC) helps meet the needs of children and their parents or caretakers through cash and medical assistance. The goals of Ohio Works First (OWF) are to:
  • Encourage care of dependent children
  • Help parents or relatives of children attain self-sufficiency
  • Maintain and strengthen families 

Prevention, Retention & Contingency
The Prevention, Retention, and Contingency (PRC) Program is designed to provide benefits and services to needy families and low-income employed individuals who are in need of help with essential supports to move out of poverty and become self-sufficient. The support include nonrecurring, short-term, crisis-oriented benefits and ongoing services that are directly related to these four Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) purposes: 
  • Encourage the formation and maintenance of two-parent families
  • End the dependency of needy parents on governmental benefits by promoting job preparation, work, and marriage
  • Prevent and reduce the incidence of out-of-wedlock pregnancies and establish numerical goals for preventing and reducing the incidence of these pregnancies
  • Provide assistance to needy families, so that children can be cared for in their own homes or in homes of relatives

Contact Information
For additional information on any of the above programs, please contact Job and Family Services by calling (419) 337-0010.