5107.70 Conducting assessments of assistance groups.

A county department of job and family services, at times it determines, may conduct assessments of assistance groups participating in Ohio works first to determine whether any members of the group are in need of other assistance or services provided by the county department or other private or government entities. Assessments may include the following:

(A) Whether any member of the assistance group has a substance abuse problem;

(B) Whether there are any other circumstances that may limit an assistance group member's employability.

The county department may refer an assistance group member to a private or government entity that provides assistance or services the county department determines the member needs. The entity may be a public children services agency, chapter of alcoholics anonymous, narcotics anonymous, or cocaine anonymous, or any other entity the county department considers appropriate.

Effective Date: 07-01-2000; 2007 HB119 09-29-2007 .