COVID-19 Supportive Service Payment Program

Families with minor children, or pregnant individuals, impacted by COVID-19 may apply for non-recurring, one-time benefit assistance for rent/mortgage and utility payments.  An eligible applicant must be a parent with a minor child (legal guardian and minor child), or a pregnant individual, whose income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level and who has been unemployed as a result of COVID-19 (employer closed facility; employer reduced staff until further notice; ineligible for unemployment/employer not covered; self-employed impacted by virus).

Applicants may complete an application and submit the application and a copy of a COVID-19 Letter provided by the employer; copies of Social Security cards for all members of the household; a rent statement/mortgage statement; and current utility bill by mail to Richland County Job and Family Services, 171 Park Avenue E, Mansfield OH 44902; by e-mail to; by fax to 419-774-5380; or to the RCJFS drop-box located at 171 Park Avenue E.  Applicants will be contacted by an Employment Services Counselor to complete an interview over the phone. 

Click Here for an enterable PDF -> COVID-19 Supportive Service Application

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Phone: 419-774-5400 
Fax: 419-774-0051
Hours of Operation: Monday‑Friday
Call Center Hours: Monday‑Friday
8:00am - 3:30pm

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