Job & Family Services Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System
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Ohio SACWIS Project

Important information regarding implementation of the enhanced Family Case Plan, Case Review, and 
Semi-annual Administrative Review tools in SACWIS with Build 4.03

User aid materials (Presentation Videos, Screen Shots and Knowledge Base Articles) have been made 
available on the SACWIS Knowledge Base and/or can be accessed by clicking the following links:
Completing a Family Case Plan
Completing a Case Review
Completing a Semi-annual Administrative Review

Agencies are strongly encouraged to continue, as they have done in the past, to utilize normal channels to reach
out to 
the SACWIS Project Team for guidance and support regarding the initiative by emailing 

Join the "Build Release" Calls!

   The date and time of the calls for upcoming builds will be posted here once they have been scheduled.  
Recent Build Releases 

   Build 4.00.9 Hot Fix deployed Monday, October 7, 2019 - Click for build release notes

   Build 4.00.7 deployed Friday, September 13, 2019 - Click for build release notes

   Build 4.00.1 deployed Friday, July 5, 2019 - Click for build release notes 

   Build 3.22.3 deployed Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - Click for build release notes
   Build 3.21 deployed Tuesday, March 26, 2019  - Click for build release notes


Future SACWIS Builds
  *Please note that the following schedule is tentative and may change as our user community's needs evolve or we
    receive new state or federal mandates/directives. This list will be updated as changes occur.  
Future Build Number/ Tentative Date  Initiative NameInitiative Description
December 3, 2019
Single Sign OnUsers will log in to SACWIS using the MyOhio login credentials.
January, 2020
Family Case Plan/
Case Review/SAR
Redesign of Family Case Plan, Case Review, and SAR tools 
in SACWIS.  The functionality of each work item will be 
enhanced to improve the utility of entering case information 
by being more intuitive and dynamic in the design. 
February, 2020
SETS Interface     Automation of the Child Support process.  After a child has 
been in custody for 60 days the system will notify Child
Support and when payments are issued by SETS for a child in
custody the child's client benefit will be updated.  
Recruitment Plans & 
Events Update
Recruitment Event functionality will be updated to include
person search for participants and the system will then create
a pending inquiry record based on this information.   
 AP SearchAP Search process will be enhanced to improve accuracy
and efficiency for verifying an individual 
as a match, while
ensuring CAPTA compliance.  
The process will be
streamlined to improve OFC 
staff workflow when processing
AP Search requests 
to allow recording and processing
of all requests for 
searches within SACWIS.   
PSA EnhancementsThe Protective Service Alert functionality will be updated to
make them more useful and visible. 
Some of the proposed
changes include improved 
workflow for out-of-state PSA
processing, removing 
the expiration date, displaying PSA
information on 
the Case Overview page when members
associated persons have an active PSA.    

Last updated 12/02/2019

Contact Us:
SACWIS Project Main Line:  (614) 466-7233

SACWIS Help Desk:   SACWIS_HELP_DESK@jfs.ohio.gov
                                1-800-686-1580, option 3 then 5


Media Inquiries: http://jfs.ohio.gov/ocomm/index.stm