The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) is
responsible for developing and supervising the state's public
assistance, workforce development, unemployment compensation, child
and adult protective services, adoption, child care and child
support programs. ODJFS also is the single state agency responsible
for the administration of Ohio's Medicaid program.
To improve the well-being of Ohio's workforce and families by
promoting economic self-sufficiency and ensuring the safety of
Ohio's most vulnerable citizens.
To be the nation's leading workforce development and family and
health support system.