Division of Family and Community Health Services
The mission of the Ohio Department of Health's Division of Family and Community Health Services (DFCHS) is to assure Access to Health Services for Ohioans. The division’s goals are to:
- Assure access to high quality interdisciplinary, culturally appropriate/competent health services.
- Assure availability of health professionals appropriately trained in primary care and otherspecialties needed to deliver health services to underserved areas and populations includingindividuals with disabilities.
- Assure access to and availability of high quality clinical health services for persons with specialhealth care needs. Assure access to a statewide system of early intervention services for infants and toddlers who aredelayed, disabled, or at risk and their families.
- Assure access to and availability of supplemental nutrition services.
- Develop community-based systems of health care including non-traditional/alternative settings.
ODH's Division of Family has entered into an interagency agreement with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services to ensure the populations we serve receive Medicaid services. Click here to view the agreement.
Last Updated: 10/17/12