Job & Family Services
Director of Job & Family Services
6879 Evansport Road
Defiance, Ohio 43512
P: (419) 782-3881
F: (419) 784-3249
Toll Free: 800-342-0160
NOTICE: Effective September 25th, our office will be closed on Fridays
Starting September 28th, our office hours will be the following:
Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
The Defiance County Department of Job & Family Services has been serving the residents of Defiance County for many years, by administrating public assistance programs of the state and federal government, investigating complaints of suspected child abuse and neglect, and providing needed supportive services. Our mission is to serve the residents of Defiance County utilizing the programs and dollars available to us, to help people improve their lives through economic self-sufficiency, protect and provide for those unable to meet their own needs, and to enhance the community for future generations.
Services are available to any resident of Defiance County. Income and resources limitations may apply for programs and services based on economic need. Appointments are scheduled for on-going assistance, walk ins are welcome for information and referral, or emergency needs.
Non Discrimination Statement "Federal law and policies of the US Department of Agriculture prohibit the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the County Department of Job and Family Services from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, religion or political beliefs."