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If your message is regarding COVID-19, please read the instructions first. 

Thank you for contacting the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. Due to COVID-19, we are experiencing high volumes of messages from constituents that are concerned about the safety of their families and their communities. It is important to Governor DeWine that your concerns are being expressed to the department with the designated authority to address your needs.

If you are reporting an employer or a business that is not compliant with Governor DeWine’s orders for essential business operations, please contact your local health department.

If you are having trouble with contacting the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Governor DeWine asks for your patience as ODJFS is in the process of expanding it’s capacity to take phone calls by adding staff to their call center. ODJFS is open from 7am-7pm Monday through Friday and from 9am-1pm on Saturday. It is our best recommendation that you contact their office via the website. Please note that the website is also receiving high volumes of activity that will require patience however new servers are being added to address your requests.  All inquiries regarding unemployment and benefits will need to be directed to https://unemployment.ohio.gov/

If you have questions about COVID-19 in Ohio's prisons, please call 614-728-1142 or email drc.covid19@odrc.state.oh.us. You can reach the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Monday through Friday from 8:00am-4:00pm. 

If you have any questions regarding COVID-19, please visit Coronovirus.ohio.gov or call 1-833-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634).

If you are a pastor or a faith leader that has questions regarding COVID-19 and how you can support Ohio during this pandemic, please join our Faith Friday call by submitting your rsvp today at http://www.ccv.org/faith-friday/.

If you would like to offer or donate PPE or any other essential resources, please send an email to together@governor.ohio.gov.

All other inquiries can contact the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives by sending an email to gofbci@governor.ohio.gov