The Prevention, Retention, Contingency (PRC) program helps families residing in Richland County overcome immediate employment-related barriers. The goal is to help families achieve or maintain self-sufficiency.
The goal of the program is to lessen the need for ongoing public assistance by helping families maintain employment.
The PRC program is not a cash payment and not ongoing support. To learn more about cash assistance, visit the cash assistance page.
To be considered for the PRC program applicants must be 18 years old or older, have at least one dependent child under 18 in the household (19 if the child has not graduated high school) and meet income requirements.
In addition, the individual applying for assistance must either be gainfully employed or have an employment offer that can be secured with PRC assistance.
To apply, please visit OhioMeansJobs - Richland County to complete a Prevention, Retention, and Contingency Program Application.
Applications are taken:
Richland County Job & Family Services
183 Park Ave. East
Mansfield, OH 44902