Putnam County

Ottawa, OH - County Seat


 Director: Suzy Wischmeyer

575 Ottawa-Glandorf Rd., Suite 1

Ottawa OH 45875

Phone: 567-376-3777 or 800-523-5799

Fax: 567-376-3750

CSEA Phone: 567-376-3780

Fax: 567-376-3786

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday 7:00 - 4:30

Friday 7:00 - 12:00 

Our Vision

  Putnam County Job and Family Services seeks to enhance the lives of children, families and individuals through our commitment to provide respectful, compassionate and exceptional service. 



Our Mission

  Through best practice, Putnam County Job and Family Services will protect children, nurture families/individuals and develop job opportunities for our customers which lead to family stability and self-sufficiency, as we believe children and families/individuals are Putnam County’s most valuable resources.



Our Values

  Customer Service, every child, family and individual will be afforded prompt courteous service in all areas of our agency.


Quality, knowledgeable trained staff will provide competent services that our customer expect and deserve. 

Integrity, our employees will serve the county and its citizens honorably and with high ethical standards. 

Communication, we will communicate with our customers in a responsive, productive and courteous way.