Support Agencies

Agency 'Quick Guides'

Opportunities For Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD)

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) offers a range of services to help students with disabilities 14+ prepare for post-secondary education and employment. OOD works together with students, families, schools/colleges, and community partners to provide services that promote successful transitions to careers and adult life.

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Traci Richard
Mercer County VR Counselor
419-204-1585

Foundations Behavioral Health Services

Foundations Behavioral Health Services provides mental health and substance abuse counseling and case management services for individuals and families. These services are provided in the school, home or Foundations office. Our clinical staff can assist the transition youth and their families with navigating the school system and helping the youth achieve their goals for the future.

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Mercer County Board of DD

Mercer DD partners with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to achieve maximum independence in their community. Service and Support Administrators (SSAs) assess each individual’s unique needs, then identify local resources and providers to meet those needs.  SSAs work as a part of each individual’s team throughout the person’s lifetime

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Job & Family Services(JFS)

Mercer County Job & Family Services (JFS) staff work with low income and/or homeless at-risk individuals and families.  JFS assists with needs for food, cash, Medicaid, housing, transportation, employment, mental health treatment, foster care, child protection services, and adult protection services. 

Job and Family Services

419-586-5106