Cash assistance may be available to children and their grandparents and other relative caregivers through Ohio Works First (OWF), the financial assistance portion of Ohio's Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Programs. This is a state supervised, county administered program that provides time limited cash assistance. Kinship care families may also be eligible for food stamps to help meet their children's food and nutrition needs.
To apply for programs, contact your Department of Job and Family Services
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