Job & Family Services

The Allen County Department of Job and Family Services serves residents of Allen County by administrating public assistance such as Cash, Food Assistance and Medicaid programs of the State and Federal government, investigating complaints of elder abuse and neglect, and providing needed supportive services such as transportation and day care assistance.

Our mission is to serve the residents of Allen County utilizing the programs and dollars available to us, to help people improve their lives through family stability and self-sufficiency, and to protect and provide for those unable to meet their own needs.

Services are available to any resident of Allen County. Income and resource limitations may apply.

Please click here for Agency Non-Discrimination Statement.

Customers can apply for Cash, Food Assistance and some Medicaid programs on-line, wherever they can access the internet.
Just go to:
The site is quick, easy and secure.

To apply for Medicaid benefits go to:

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm

Allen County Department of Job and Family Services
951 Commerce Pkwy.
Lima, OH 45804

Phone: (419) 228-2621
Toll Free: (888) 228-2120
Fax: (419) 227-2448
Fraud Hotline: (419) 228-2120