PAINESVILLE, Ohio, March 1, 2023– On Wednesday February 22, 2023, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Director Matt Damschroder paid a visit to the Lake County Department of Job and Family Services (LCDJFS). Mr. Damschroder was appointed interim director of ODJFS by Governor Mike DeWine in March 2021 and was named permanent director in July 2021.
Mr. Damschroder and his staff participated in a roundtable discussion with Lake County Commissioner John Hamercheck, members of his staff, and LCDJFS Director Suzanne Casar and several members of the management team at LCDJFS. Discussions centered around upcoming changes to SNAP benefits, the Medicaid unwinding, and the important work being done in Child and Adult Protective Services. Workforce initiatives and services offered through the Ohio Means Jobs Center in Painesville were also part of the discussion. Please click here to read the entire press release.