Resource Menu


Resources for Economic Support

Businesses and workers can now access all of these resources related to COVID-19 in one place at

The portal includes information on unemployment benefits, the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program, the Liquor Buyback Program, modified rules for trucking to help ship critical supplies into the state, the delay of BWC Premiums, etc.


Small Business Resources

Small Business Loan Information PDF | Disaster Loan AssistanceEspañol


Franklin County COVID-19 Response PRC Program

Franklin County's Prevention, Retention, and Contingency (PRC) Plan now includes a COVID-19 Response PRC Program to provide relief for eligible Franklin County families.  Approved families will receive a one-time $500 assistance payment to help address emergent needs as a result of the public health emergency. 

This program will be in effect until the funding is exhausted or until 60 days after the COVID-19 crisis ends. Click here to read the Franklin County's full PRC plan. 


U.S Department of Labor

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the number of Americans applying for unemployment insurance. In response, the U.S. Department of Labor has issued guidance to help states implement expanded unemployment benefits under the CARES Act.


Beneficios de Desempleo| Unemployment Benefits

To learn how to apply for unemployment benefits, click the "Ohio Department of Job and Family Services" logo below. For Spanish resources click HERE.  Office of Unemployment Compensation Translation Services. Customers who are not proficient in English may call 1-877-644-6562 or their assigned processing center.


County Agency Directory

Most ODJFS programs are administered by local agencies. Click HERE to view each county's contact and location information. You can also visit []


Prevention, Retention and Contingency 

Ohio’s Prevention, Retention and Contingency (PRC) program provides work supports and other services to help low-income parents overcome immediate barriers to employment. It is funded through the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Those receiving assistance from other public assistance programs − including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) − also may be eligible for PRC services. View the PRC factsheet HERE


Preguntas y Respuestas​