Child Support EnforcementOpportunity CenterHuman Services

About Us

Last year, Muskingum County Job & Family Services collected nearly 16 million in child support, provided job search assistance to over 22,000 requests, maintained a food stamp accuracy rate of 100%, supported hundreds of young families in meeting their child care needs, and assisted our at-risk elderly population with their physical and emotional well-being.

Our agency provides many other services, such as:

  • Benefit recovery collections
  • Disability services
  • Non-emergency transportation services
  • and many others.

The 3 main areas of the Muskingum County Job & Family Services are:

Child Support Enforcement

This department seeks to provide financial security for the children of our community, by working towards the goal of establishment of paternity through the legal process, establishment and enforcement of child support orders and medical orders for the children of our community.


The OhioMeansJobs:  Muskingum County works to provide the universal population with employability assistance under the terms of the Workforce Investment Act. The main goal is to provide local employers with assistance in meeting their staffing needs as well as providing a system for job seekers to obtain the skills necessary to move into the workforce and on to a path of self-sufficiency.

Human Services

The Human Services Division assists families applying for benefits and determining eligibility for cash, food, medical assistance, child careand work related services.  In addition, we facilitate the application process for those families who have an elderly or disabled member in need of food, medical or skilled nursing care.