Meeting the Needs of Our Customers & Community
The Clark County Department of Job and Family Services (CCDJFS) helps community members land employment in the area, build a secure and loving home with our family and children services, get answers to child support questions and receive the benefits they need for a better quality of life. CCDJFS is the organization that provides all of these services for Clark County and consists of the following divisions:

Location & Operation

All divisions are housed on the Lagonda Avenue campus, which is located at 1345 Lagonda Avenue, Springfield, Ohio 45503. CCDJFS operates under the governance of the Clark County Board of Commissioners, the Family Services Planning Council and the OhioMeansJobs Board in order to meet the service needs of our clients and the community. Feel free to give us a call at 937-327-1700.


The Clark County Department of Job and Family Services staff consists of numerous outstanding individuals in the Clark County area, including:
  • Virginia K. Martycz, Ph.D., Director
  • Nichol Smith, Assistant Director
  • Shannon Jacobs, Business Administrator
  • Thomas McGrath, Deputy Director of Child Support Enforcement
  • Pamela Meermans, Deputy Director of Family and Children Services
  • Tammi Hively, Deputy Director of BenefitsPlus
  • Lehan Peters, Deputy Director of OhioMeansJobs Clark County
To speak with a person in the division that meets your needs, please reach out to our deputy directors above, refer to the CCDJFS organizational table (PDF) or use our contact form.