Public Benefits: An Introduction to Public Benefits

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Find local court forms and rules - Use this tool to find and link to the webpages of local courts that contain that court's local rules and forms. Not all courts have a website or have posted local rules or forms to their website.

icon How to Get a Copy of Your Birth Certificate - Ohio - Pamphlet of information on how to get your birth certificate in Ohio.

Ohio Application for Public Assistance - This is a link to Ohio's application to request Ohio Works First, Disability Assistance, Refugee Cash, Medical and Food Stamp benefits.

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icon IRS May Owe You Money - Earned Income Tax Credit - You may be eligible to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on your tax return.

Ohio Legal Rights Services (OLRS) -The Ohio Legal Rights Service (LRS) is an independent agency of the State of Ohio.

Other Resources
Food Bank Locator - Find a food bank in near you. Information & Services Website - State of Ohio information

Ohio Here to Help Website - This website from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services provides a wide range of information and resources - from both public and private entities - that can help you search for a job, find education and training opportunities, and learn about the many other services and supports that might be available.

icon There is Financial Help Available to You - A public benefits guide for independent youth experiencing homelessness in Ohio.

Related Library Topics
Cash Assistance
Disability Assistance
Food Stamps
Prevention, Retention and Contingency
Social Security Disability
Subsidized Child Care
Public Housing
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