Once a family or individual is approved for food assistance, adults of the family who are considered Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWD) must meet the work requirement in order to continue to receive food assistance.

An ABAWD is any individual who is:

  • At least 18 years old, but not yet 50,
  • Able-bodied,
  • Not pregnant, and
  • Not in an assistance group with a minor child

There are several different ways to meet the work requirement:

1.Work 20 hours per week

2.Participate 20 hours per week in a job search program (for a maximum of three months)

3. Volunteer in a work experience program. the number of hours you must complete is the amount you are receiving in food assistance, divided by minimum wage.

Individuals that are not currently working or participation in a recognized job search program can fulfill the work requirement by volunteering.

SOCIAL SERVICES PLAN TO BE PRESENTED

The proposed Comprehensive Social Services Plan for Morrow County Job and Family Services for the year will be presented at a public hearing on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 3:00 pm at the Community Services Building located at 619 W. Marion Road, Entrance B, Room 154, Mt. Gilead.

This plan is funded under Title XX of the Social Securities Act, and many Morrow County Citizens are eligible for having human service costs met through this plan. The type of human services proposed to meet local needs will be presented.

For further information, contact 419-947-5444.

Morrow County Job and Family Services

 

 

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