Individuals looking to sign up for government benefits in Ohio can do so by filling out an online application or by visiting a county agency. Ohio residents can also file a benefits application through their local Ohio Benefit Bank site.
To apply for benefits in Ohio, individuals need to make sure they are eligible for Food Assistance Benefits or Medicaid benefits. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services website offers a self-assessment tool that allows individuals to see if they are eligible for various types of benefits. Those applying for Medicaid programs may be asked to fill out an additional form.