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Meigs County Job and Family Services

175 Race Street
P.O. Box 191
Middleport, OH 45760
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

P: 1-740-992-2117
F: 1-740-992-7500
T: 1-800-992-2608

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Meigs County JFS Director

Name: Christopher T. Shank
Phone: 740.992.2117


Meigs County Commissioners
  • Randy Smith, President
  • Jimmy Will, Vice-President
  • Tim Ihle, Member

Coronavirus, COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, the coronavirus, and to protect the families and children we serve, as well as our employees, the Meigs County Department of Job and Family Services (MCDJFS) has modified the way customers access programs.

MCDJFS remains open Monday through Friday, 8:00am until 4:00pm.  All services remain available.  Certain precautions have been enacted.  Face to face contact with staff will be severely limited.  We ask that you do not come to the office if it can be avoided.

If you have questions about your OWF, SNAP or Medicaid benefits, please call 1-844-640-6446 or visit

All other services can be accessed via the telephone at 740-992-2117 or 1-800-992-2608:

Child Support Enforcement Agency, press 4

Children Services and Adult Protective Services, press 5

OhioMeansJobs, Non-Emergency Transportation or Childcare, press 6

Other services, press 9