Recent News

14
Jul
Job and Family Services closed on Friday, July 29, 2016

On Friday, July 29, Summit County Executive Russ Pry’s Department of Job and Family Services at 1180 South Main Street, its offices in the OhioMeansJobs Center at 1040 East Tallmadge Avenue, and its satell

04
Apr
Legal Notice: Payroll Services for the 2016 Summer Youth Employment Program

Electronic bids will be received no later than Monday, April 18, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. EST and are to be submit

14
Feb
County of Summit Relocates Department of Job and Family Services and Several Other Offices

Many Summit County government offices will make Firestone Park their new home this month when they relocate to the former Bridgestone/Firestone campus in Akron. Beginning Wednes

Overview

The Summit County Department of Job and Family Services exists to serve the people of Summit County, Ohio, by providing social and career-development services to better the lives of the entire community.

The Summit County DJFS is funded at the county, state and federal level and is charged with executing various programs designed to help people with certain financial, medical and social services. These programs are in place to help ensure that everyone’s basic needs are met, including sufficient nourishment, shelter, medical care and critical social services ranging from childcare to career development.

Job training and skill building are critical DJFS missions intent on providing clients the education, life and workforce skills necessary to find quality jobs and transition to sustainable financial independence.

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Ilene Shapiro, County Executive

County Executive Ilene ShapiroCounty Executive Ilene Shapiro became the fifth Summit County Executive in August of 2016. As Executive, Ilene manages a budget of nearly a half billion dollars and nine departments including: Administrative Services, Communications,  . . .

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Pat Divoky, Director

Patricia L. Divoky earned her BS in Nursing from Kent State University in 1975 and began her career as a staff nurse at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Cleveland. She went on to manage a number of healthcare staffing agencies in . . .

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Agency Telephone Numbers

Local General Number
330.643.8200

Toll-Free Telephone Number
800.573.8080

Toll-Free Fax Number
866.351.8292