Stark County Job & Family Services

Report child abuse: 330-455-KIDS / 1-800-233-5437

Partner with our customers, community and other service providers to protect children and vulnerable adults, stabilize and strengthen families, and encourage self-sufficiency and personal responsibility.

  • Cash assistance
  • Food assistance
  • Medicaid & Medical
  • Non-emergency transportation – Transportation to and from Medicaid-qualified appointments, including doctor visits, dental visits, vision appointments and more.
  • Child care services
  • Work experience program – Program participants are matched with local businesses and organizations in exchange for public assistance benefits.
  • Subsidized Employment Program (SEP) – Supports local employers by offsetting the costs of hiring and training new employees.
  • Foster care & adoption
  • Kinship care
  • Child support services
  • Project KARE
  • Healthy Start – Medicaid-funded program providing basic medical coverage for pregnant women and children up to 19 years old.
  • PRC Plan – providing short-term assistance to address an emergent need and help families retain and maintain employment.