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Cuyahoga County Prevention, Retention and Contingency (PRC) Plan - Public Policy Comment Period

Hello Providers and Community Partners,
As required by Ohio Revised Code Section 5108, counties are required to hold biennial reviews of their PRC plans and hold a 30 day public comment period.

Effective today, and running through May 31, 2023, Cuyahoga Job and Family Services (CJFS) is soliciting feedback on the Cuyahoga County PRC Plan (broad range of allowable services) and the CJFS policy (specific items such as rental and utility assistance).  Updates to the plan include:
  1. Removed references to COVID-19
  2. Removed reference to Partners for Family Success Program (program ended)
  3. Added a reference to National Emergencies
  4. Updates to the purpose of TANF
  5. Added employment incentive program
  6. Added summer youth program
  7. Added the Right to Withdraw Application Process
  8. Added Say Yes to Education program
  9. Adjusted Kinship program family categories
  10. Updated poverty guidelines
A link to both plans can be found on our website at: Cuyahoga Job and Family Services (

The link to the plan are highlighted in the middle of the page enclosed in a light blue box.

Please enter your public comments below. Questions should be directed to Paul Bounds at or (216) 987-1809. 

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* 1. Public Comment

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* 2. Contact Information