The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services is a public agency that offers a variety of programs designed to help residents maintain a healthy lifestyle, while obtaining and keeping employment and gaining independence. It offers services to job seekers, employers and families. The department provides career counseling, education and training, job placement, special assistance and unemployment compensation services. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services also provides services for training assistance, new hire reporting, recruitment, tax credit information, foreign labor and workplace safety. In addition, it provides adoption, child care and support, foster and health care, putative father registry, and protective and disability services. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services is located in Columbus, Ohio.