Our Mission


Our mission as the employees of the Athens County Department of Job and Family Services, we have been charged with the most serious and important responsibility in government, that of helping our fellow citizens who experience the despair of poverty, hunger, homelessness, and ill health. We believe that our programs represent the conscience of society and that our strength lies in seeking a decent life for all.

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Athens County Department of Job and Family Services coordinates a wide range of programs for people of all ages in Athens County.

We receive federal, state and local funding for our programs, and we serve thousands of people every day. We offer a wide range of services and assistance programs to our community.

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Visitor's Guide

See what Athens County has to offer you!

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Voter Information

We encourage all citizens to exercise their right to vote!

General Election is Tuesday May 8, 2018

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