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Franklin County Youth Summer Camp Program

The Franklin County Youth Summer Camp Program serves youth ages 5-13 years old at 26 different camp sites located throughout Franklin County. The camps are 8- to 10-weeks long for a minimum of 30 hours a week. This year, approximately 2,290 youth will be given the opportunity to attend a summer camp.  

Click the link below for a list of summer camps and enrollment information.

2015 Franklin County Summer YouthWorks Program

Franklin County’s YouthWorks Program will employ approximately 1,600 TANF eligible youth and young adults ages 14-24 years old. The program provides area youth with summertime work experience that pays an hourly wage of $10 and lasts 8- to 12-weeks. The program provides eligible youth an opportunity to engage in positive activities outside of school and develop important job readiness skills.

Click the link below for a list of community partnering organizations and contact information.

State of Ohio - Online Benefit Application

ODJFS Benefits provides an easy and quick way for the people in Ohio to apply for benefits or to manage their existing case. In December, 2008 ODJFS launched the eGateway web portal for the receipt of applications for Ohio Works First, Food Assistance, DFA and Medicaid electronically. This web portal assists county workers in data entry by allowing the data to be copied with the click of one button instead of entering all the data into the CRIS-E system manually

JFS Customer Self-Service Options

Did you know that there are some things you can do from home to manage your benefits?

For Self-Service options to manage your benefits, please click on the links below:

Ohio Benefit Bank

JFS Community Portal

My ODJFS Benefits


JFS Online Community Portal

The JFS Community Portal provides valuable information ranging from food assistance, cash assistance, medical, job training, child care, and much more.

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