By 1808Delaware

Eligible families in Delaware County have a new opportunity to secure back-to-school clothing for their children. The Delaware County Job and Family Services (JFS) has announced a limited-time School Clothing Voucher Program through its Prevention, Retention, Contingency (PRC) initiative. Here’s what you need to know to take advantage of this valuable resource:

Program Overview

  • Voucher Amount: $200 per child
  • Eligible Purchases: Clothing vouchers must be used at approved Kohl’s locations
  • Income Eligibility: Household income must be under 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG)
  • Target Group: School-aged children enrolled in K-12

Application Process

Applications for the School Clothing Voucher Program will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis due to limited funding. Interested families are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure they receive support.

  1. Apply Online: Visit this link to complete the application.
  2. Email Documents: Upload relevant documents such as income verifications by emailing [email protected].
  3. Printable Application: Download and complete a printable application by clicking HERE.

In-Person Application

For those who prefer to apply in person, applications can be submitted at the following location:

  • Delaware County JFS 145 N. Union Street, Second Floor, Hayes Building, Delaware, OH 43015

For any questions or additional information, you can contact Delaware County JFS at (740) 833-2300.

Why This Program Matters

The School Clothing Voucher Program is a crucial support mechanism for families struggling to make ends meet. By easing the financial burden of back-to-school shopping, JFS is helping ensure that every child in Delaware County can start the school year with confidence and the necessary attire.

Eligibility and Documentation

Families must meet specific income criteria to qualify for the vouchers. Documentation required includes proof of income and confirmation of school enrollment for each child. These measures ensure that the assistance reaches those who need it the most.

Eligible families should act quickly to take advantage of this opportunity. Early application increases the likelihood of receiving a voucher before funds are exhausted. Remember to gather all necessary documents and complete the application thoroughly to avoid delays.

Community Impact

Programs like the School Clothing Voucher initiative not only support individual families but also foster a stronger, more inclusive community. By providing resources that enable children to attend school adequately prepared, Delaware County JFS is investing in the future of its youth and promoting educational success.

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