Report Child Abuse or Neglect

If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected in Meigs County, call (740) 992-2117, and follow the prompts to report it.

1-855-OH-CHILD (1-855-642-4453) is the statewide report hotline.

You also can report abuse or neglect by directly contacting the law enforcement agency or PCSA in the county where the incident occurred or where the child and his or her parent, guardian or custodian live.

To find the phone number and location of the appropriate county PCSA, go to

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