Athens County Job and Family Services


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The Work Station is located at
70 North Plains Road, Suite C
The Plains, Ohio 45780
(740) 797-1405
Fax: (740) 797-3105
TTY: (740) 797-2817

Helpful Links

Local Job Openings

Ohio Jobs Outlook Forecast
Employment projections for Ohio. This website provides some valuable information for job seekers, and also has links to other helpful websites.

Ohio Office of Unemployment Compensation
Information for Employers and Unemployed Workers.

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Veterans Services website.
A directory of government links for people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers and community members.

Federal Citizen Information Center
Provides the answers to questions everyday consumer issues.

Links Related To Education

Ohio Education and Training Voucher Program
Offers funds to foster youth and former foster youth to enable them to attend colleges, universities and vocational training institutions.

Ohio Department of Education
Information on Ohio's education system including academic content standards, statewide testing, state and local report cards, federal law, additional resources, educational tools and more.

Know It Now
Live online research or homework information service. This program is provided free of charge by the State Library of Ohio and local public libraries. Professional librarians are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to answer your reference questions and assist you in finding information.

Ohio University

Ohio University Financial Aid & Scholarship information

Hocking College
Do everything from check out what programs Hocking College offers to applying for admissions.

Educational Opportunities for Veterans A wide range of programs and services are available in Ohio to help veterans with educational programs. The state of Ohio created this website to assist veterans who are interested in furthering their educations.

The Ohio Treasure Chest of Internet Resources for learning.

LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

U.S. Department of Education FREE Application for Federal Student Aid Web Site. Also, you can apply for, retrieve and manage your Federal Department of Education Personal Identification Number at this website.

Links Related To Finances

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

You filed your tax return and you're expecting a refund. You have just one question and you want the answer now -
Where's My Refund?

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants has a website offering financial advice for handling college, marriage, parenthood, home ownership, and other life stages.

Free Annual Credit Reports
This site allows you to request a free credit file disclosure, commonly called a credit report, once every 12 months from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. is your gateway to Federal loan information.

Avoid IdentityTheft with the
This website is a one-stop national resource to learn about the crime of identity theft. It provides detailed information to help you deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.