Fraud & Overpayment Assistance

Richland County Job & Family Services seeks to benefit individuals and families in need and to help them along the path to self-sufficiency. Benefits fraud costs Richland County residents hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.

Report fraud or benefits abuse by emailing the Special Investigations Unit at

State Information

For state information about fraud please visit

Setting Up Repayment Agreements

If you have questions about setting up a repayment agreement or your case call 419-774-5304

How to Report Fraud

To report fraud call 419-774-7867 or email Richland County Job & Family Services takes allegations of public assistance fraud very seriously. We are committed to fighting fraud in our community, but we need your help.

If you suspect fraud in Medicaid, Food Assistance, Ohio Works First (including cash assistance and workforce development programs), or Child Care, please fill out the form below or report it to 419-774-7867. You will need to leave a voicemail for our fraud investigators, who will follow up on your complaint.

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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