Job & Family Services Office of Families and Children
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Office for Children and Families




   Foster Youth Rights Handbook - JFS 01677
    Ohio Adoption Guide  (PDF)
    Adoption Fact Sheet  (PDF)
    Adult Protective Services Fact Sheet  (PDF)
    Foster Care Fact Sheet  (PDF)
    Kinship Care Fact Sheet  (PDF)

Title IV-E 



State Plans  
  Title IV-E State Plan (PDF) - Information updated as of 08/04/2010  
   Family, Children and Adult Services Manual


   JFS 02911 Single Cost Report Form and Instructions
Search by "Form Number" and enter 02911 in the "Search For" field.  The search results will produce the most recent version of the material.  Note:  SFY 2014's material has a revision date of 8/2014.
   FCASMTL 159A Index
    Right click on the above link and save the file to your computer for use.