Delaware County Social Services

Find Delaware County Ohio departments of social services, DSS, DPSS, and human services. Departments of social services provide information on food stamps, public assistance, welfare, housing, healthcare, emergency assistance, and child services.


Union County Social Service Department 940 London Avenue Marysville OH 43040 19.5 miles from Delaware County 937-644-1010


Morrow County Social Service Department 619 West Marion Street Mount Gilead OH 43338 20.4 miles from Delaware County 419-947-9111

Columbus Social Service Department 30 East Broad Street Columbus OH 43215 21.9 miles from Delaware County 614-466-2100

Franklin County Social Service Department 80 East Fulton Street Columbus OH 43215 22.5 miles from Delaware County 614-462-4000

Champaign County Social Service Department 1512 East US Highway 36 Urbana OH 43078 39.6 miles from Delaware County 937-484-1500

Mansfield Social Service Department 380 N Main St Mansfield OH 44902 42.5 miles from Delaware County 419-522-8425

Ashland County Social Service Department 15 West 4th Street Ashland OH 44805 54.7 miles from Delaware County 419-289-2276

Ohio State Social Service Department 389 West Front Street Logan OH 43138 60.0 miles from Delaware County 740-385-5663

Wayne County Social Service Department 356 West North Street Wooster OH 44691 66.3 miles from Delaware County 330-287-5800

Wooster Social Service Department 521 Beall Avenue Wooster OH 44691 67.0 miles from Delaware County 330-262-7835

Huron County Social Service Department 185 Shady Lane Drive Norwalk OH 44857 68.5 miles from Delaware County 419-668-8126

Montgomery County Social Service Department 1111 Edwin C Moses Boulevard Dayton OH 45422 72.9 miles from Delaware County 937-496-6720

Vinton County Social Service Department 30975 Industrial Park Road McArthur OH 45651 74.8 miles from Delaware County 740-596-2571

Wood County Social Service Department 1928 East Gypsy Lane Road Bowling Green OH 43402 80.9 miles from Delaware County 419-352-7566

Erie County Social Service Department 221 West Parish Street Sandusky OH 44870 81.5 miles from Delaware County 419-626-6781

Ohio State Social Service Department 209 West Fourth Street Lorain OH 44052 92.8 miles from Delaware County 440-244-6323

Lorain Social Service Department 300 Broadway Avenue Lorain OH 44052 92.9 miles from Delaware County 800-772-1213

Akron Social Service Department 37 North High Street Akron OH 44308 96.0 miles from Delaware County 330-643-8200

Toledo Social Service Department Ste 1000, 4 Seagate Toledo OH 43604 98.6 miles from Delaware County 866-331-2196

Washington County Social Service Department 1115 Gilman Avenue Marietta OH 45750 100.3 miles from Delaware County 740-373-5513

Who is eligible for Social Services?

Eligibility varies depending on the type of program and the state, county, or local agency. Many programs are based on income and available only to households below a certain income threshold. Other programs may be targeted for specific groups, such as children, the elderly, or people with disabilities.

How do Social Services Departments verify eligibility for programs?

Participation in income-based programs typically requires applicants to provide pay stubs to verify income. Bank statements, tax returns, Social Security benefit letters, and similar documents may also be required. Verification of eligibility for other programs depends on the nature of the service, and the required documentation may include letters from health providers, heating or utility bills, rent or mortgage payments.

What are the requirements for working at a Social Services Department?

Social Workers are among the most common positions in Social Services Departments. Most Social Workers have a Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) degree, though many positions require a Masters of Social Work (MSW). Some form of licensing or certification is required in almost every state. In some cases, several years of supervised work may be part of the licensing process.