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What the Human Services Division Does
Mahoning County Job and Family Services is in place to provide financial assistance, food stamps, medical benefits and certain other services to individuals and families who meet federal and state eligibility guidelines in Mahoning County.

Financial Assistance
Financial assistance is provided to the following individuals who meet these guidelines:
  • Families with disabled parent
  • Unemployed parents
  • Single parent families
  • Individuals less than 18 years of age or over 60 years of age
  • Pregnant women
  • Persons determined disabled through the Social Security Office or County Medical Section
  • Families with a one-time emergent need
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is available to individuals or families who meet the federal and state eligibility guidelines.

Medical Benefits
Medical benefits are available for individuals who meet the following Federal and State eligibility guidelines:
  • Age of 65 or older
  • Blind individuals
  • Disabled individuals
  • Nursing home residents
  • Children under the age of 21
  • Individuals who receive financial assistance
  • Individuals who lose financial eligibility because of employment
  • Pregnant women
  • Individuals referred by a physician
Social Services
Social services are provided to eligible individuals and families. The following services are available:
  • Child care assistance
  • Preventive health care program for individuals up to 21
  • At-risk pregnancy services
  • Transportation
  • Homemaker services
  • Adult protective services
  • Case management services