Welcome to Butler County JFS

Butler County Job & Family Services is currently in the process of updating our website so that we can offer you up-to-date information in the most efficient way possible. We are committed to serving you and ask for your patience while we work to enhance your online experience. Thank you.

Who We Are

BCJFS provides services such as food, cash and medical assistance, publicly funded child care and employment assistance. It is our goal to enhance the quality of lives for our clients while promoting the stability, health and economic well-being of children and families.


COVID 19 Update on JFS Services: For your health and safety, Governor DeWine has encouraged all those doing business with JFS to access services by phone, online, fax or mail. If you must access services in person, please note that 8th floor lobby has been relocated to the 1st floor of the Government Services Center. Access is located at the back of the building on Court Street near the parking garage. Please use the outside entrance on the left side under the walkway. Additional signage will direct you to the new location.

Applicants may apply on-line and re-apply on-line, make changes, complete interim reports, view application status or benefit information at https://benefits.ohio.gov.

Applications and other documents may be submitted via fax at 513-887-4334 and by mail to 315 High Street 8th Floor, Hamilton, OH 45011.

Email applications, documents and verifications may be submitted to verifications@jfs.ohio.gov (you can take photos or scan the documents).

To sign up to receive text message alerts about the status of your case and when documents have been received, call 1-844-640-6446.

OhioMeansJobs - Butler County

The OhioMeansJobs Center (OMJ) is open and providing essential services. We are limiting the number of people accessing computers in the Resource Room to 10 at a time and maintaining physical distancing. If you are attending a hiring event, workshop or other face-to-face meeting at the OMJ Center, please call first to verify the appointment.

OMJ is located at 4361 Dixie Highway and can be reached at 513-785-6500.

If you need information about applying for unemployment benefits, please visit http://unemployment.ohio.gov or call (877) 644-6562 or TTY (614) 387-8408. Please visit http://www.workforceoneofbutlercounty.com for additional information.

Julie Gilbert - Executive Director

Government Services Center | 315 High Street | 8th Floor | Hamilton, OH 45011

(513) 887-5600 | Toll Free: 1-800-582-4267