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Welcome to the State of Ohio - Online Benefit Application

ODJFS Benefits provides an easy and quick way for the people in Ohio to apply for benefits
OR to manage their existing case.

Please click here if you need help using this website

Link to Am I Eligible
Click on the picture to see if you might be eligible for Food Assistance Benefits.

Click on the picture to apply for Cash, Food or Medicaid benefits.

Click on the picture to check your Application Status

Click on the picture to complete your Interim Report, Reapplication, report a change or
to view benefit information
 
Important Note:
  • If you are a veteran or currently serving in the military, click http://dvs.ohio.gov/ to see the benefits for which you may be eligible.
     
  • If your household already receives cash, food, or medical benefits, you may still be eligible for other benefits. Choose Apply for Benefits Above.
     
  • Please click Apply for Benefits above if you are returning to complete an application you previously started.
     
  • Click here to see Ohio's assistance cards.
     
  • If you need to report a change on your existing case, complete a re-application, complete an interim report, or would like to review your benefit information, choose the My Case picture above.
Spanish and Somali applications are only available in PDF format: