Public Hearings

LEGAL NOTICE – Public Comment Notice, County of Summit

Ilene Shapiro, County of Summit Executive
Terri Burns, Director, Summit County Department of Job and Family Services (SCDJFS)
Prevention, Retention and Contingency (PRC) Services
Bi-annual review – Federal Fiscal Years (FFY) 2022 through 2023

PRC services are contingent upon the assistance group's demonstration and verification of an economic crisis resulting in a specific financial need or service. SCDJFS will determine if PRC services will satisfy that need to assist families in moving towards self-sufficiency. Services made available through this plan meet the federal guidelines and may assist families in dealing with specific crisis situations or may provide supportive services to help families obtain and maintain employment.

SCDJFS will post the Summit County biennium PRC plan draft on August 28, 2021 for a thirty (30) day public comment period through September 26, 2021. The Summit County biennium PRC plan and procedures associated with the public comment period can be accessed through the SCDJFS website at:

Written comments should be e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to Summit County DJFS, ATTN: Heather Yannayon, Deputy Director, 1180 S. Main Street, Suite 102, Akron, Ohio 44301. Any comments received by close of day on September 26, 2021 will be considered by SCDJFS prior to final submission of the Summit County biennium PRC plan to the State of Ohio.

DRAFT – Summit County PRC Plan (PDF)