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Old 04-20-2017, 06:03 AM
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Default Will he get a check from Job and Family Services when released?

So my boyfriend who is in prison just told me about him being able to get a check from job and family services when he's released. He said someone told him he has to go to job and family services before 72 hours of being released. I don't know how true this is but I'd like to find out the info for him.
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I'm not familiar with Ohio, but I don't think any state agency gives inmates a check upon release (except gate money from the facility or balance of commissary account). The only thing I am aware of is that he may qualify for food stamps depending on your state's food stamp rules.
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That sounds like the BS that has gone around that they can go to the SSA and get a check cut that day. Tell him if it sounds too good to be true, it usually is.

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It's not true. There are tons of stories. College funds for ex inmates etc. Maybe in extenuating circumstances jfs will do something but I've never heard of anyone getting anything.
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