PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

 

The Public Assistance Division establishes initial and ongoing eligibility for Ohio Works First (OWF), Medicaid, and Food Stamps (FS). Also included in this division is the Benefit Recovery Unit.

How to apply for Assistance

Call to obtain an application/appointment at 740-622-1020

Apply in person at 725 Pine St., Coshocton, OH 43812

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Medical Assistance

What is Medicaid?  Medicaid is a wide-ranging, jointly funded state and federal health care program for low-income individuals of all ages.

Who Qualifies for Coverage? www.medicaid.ohio.gov/FOROHIOANS/WhoQualifies.aspx

The following individuals may qualify for Medicaid coverage in Ohio:

  • Individuals with low-income
  • Pregnant women, infants, and children
  • Older adults
  • Individuals with disabilities

 To be eligible for coverage, you must:

Non-U.S. citizens may be eligible for Alien Emergency Medical Assistance or Refugee Medical Assistance.

You can learn more about Medicaid programs and what to expect once you enroll.

Or to apply, call 1-844-640-OHIO.

For more information visit: http://medicaid.ohio.gov/RESOURCES/Publications/Materials.aspx) Or medicaid.ohio.gov.

You can find an application for medical assistance by visiting:

https://www.medicaid.ohio.gov/Portals/0/Resources/Publications/Forms/ODM07216.pdf 

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Food Assistance

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) administers several programs to fight hunger in Ohio. You may be eligible for the following:  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly Food Stamps). You may qualify if your household’s gross monthly income is at or below 130 percent of the federal poverty guidelines, or if someone in the household is elderly or disabled.

For More Information:   https:jfs.ohio.gov/factsheets/foodassistance.pdf

To Apply: = https://odjfsbenefits.ohio.gov  or https://benefits.ohio.gov/

FNS Nondiscrimination Statement

http://www.fns.usda.gov/fsn-nondiscrimination-statement

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices and employees and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.  To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaints From (AD-3027) found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filing cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form.

To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

  • Mail: 
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Security of Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington D.C. 20250-9410

This institution is an equal opportunity provider

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