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Job & Family Services Director

Mission Statement

Giving Mercer County Families a helping hand in fulfilling their potential.

Agency Updates

Drop Box

Drive Through Drop Box

We are happy to announce we now have a drive through drop box available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All documents placed in the drop box will be date stamped for the next business day and the drop box is checked once daily at the beginning of the business day. The drop box is located in the alley behind the Central Services Building.

Mercer County JFS

Best Foot Forward & School Spirit Clothing Packs

Mercer County residents with a child(ren) enrolled in K through 12th grade for the 2022-2023 school year & are between the ages of 5 to 18 may be eligible for a $100 voucher to a local shoe store & school spirit clothing pack valued at $100 (Per child)

Income eligibility is at or below 200% FPL

Household of 2      $3052

Household of 3      $3839

Household of 4      $4625

Household of 5      $5412

Household of 6      $6199


Once you are approved you will receive a letter in the mail.

This letter will have the following important information.

  1. QR code/link & individual codes to purchase your spirit clothing pack
  2. The dates can pick up your spirit clothing pack from Job & Family
  3. The dates you can shop for you shoes at the store

Applications will be accepted May 9, 2022 through May 27, 2022

Funds are LIMITED and applications will be denied when funds are exhausted

Mercer County Job and Family Services

220 W Livingston Street, Suite 10, Celina OH 45822

FAX: 419.586.5643

[email protected]

567-510-4379 – Mandee Slavik for questions

Visit the Mercer County Job and Family Services Website to print an application or pick one up at the JFS office:


  • What is PRC?
    Read the Mercer County Job and Family Services PRC Fact Sheet to learn more about the Prevention, Retention and Contingency Services designed to serve eligible Mercer County Families by encouraging families to attain and retain employment, prevent dependency and promote family stability.

    Assistance is available for young adults 14 to 24 years old with finding employment, furthering your education, transportation, gaining valuable work experience, exploring new opportunities and reaching your full potential. Learn more