May 31, 2013

New mailing address for Athens County Job and Family Services and for the Athens County Child Support Enforcement Agency

Athens County Job and Family Services is changing its mailing address effective on Monday, June 3.
The address change also applies for the Athens County Child Support Enforcement Agency, which is part of Athens County Job and Family Services.
The new mailing address will be 13183 State Route 13, Millfield, Ohio 45761-9901.

May 30, 2013

Summer Reentry Summit to be held at Hocking College on June 19

A special event for area residents working with ex-offenders will be held at Hocking College on Wednesday, June 19.

May 24, 2013

Column on SNAP program raises interesting points

The Los Angeles Times ran a very interesting column on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, recently. The article discusses the proposed cuts to the program and the importance of the program.
Click here to read the column.

May 23, 2013

Athens County ABLE Graduation Ceremony set for Friday, May 31

The Athens County Adult Basic & Literacy Education (ABLE) program based in The Work Station will hold a Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 31 for all of its GED graduates from the last year.
The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at The Plains Elementary School, and all area residents are invited to attend.  After the conclusion of the ceremony, a reception and dinner will be held in the building to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates.
For more information on the graduation ceremony or on the ABLE program, contact The Work Station at 797-1405.

May 10, 2013

Columbus television news report on Medicaid transportation issue in Ohio

Channel 10 News (out of Columbus) ran a story on May 9 that looked at the issue of transportation for Medicaid clients in Ohio. Athens County Job and Family Services Director Jack Frech was one of the people interviewed for the story. To watch a video of the report, click here. To read a text version of the story, click here.