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Effective November 6, 2017 The Perry County Ohio Children's Services Board will be temporarily located in the Perry County Bd. of Developmental Disabilities Activity Center on St. Rt. 345, New Lexington, OH while their current building is being renovated. PCCSB will be at the temporary location for approximately 12 - 18 months.


Recent Perry County news...


November 2, 2017

Perry County Ohio Children's Services is moving!

The Perry County Ohio Children's Services Board is moving! PCCSB will be temporarily located in Perry County Bd. of Developmental Disabilities Activity Center on St. Rt. 345, New Lexington, OH.



October 30, 2017

Ohio Children's Trust Fund Campaign Possibilities

The Ohio Children's Trust Fund is considering the pros and cons of two different statewide campaigns for implementation in April 2018.


October 26, 2017

EPA Finding of No Significant Impact for the Moore's Junction (aka Six Mile Turn) Sanitary Sewers Project

EPA Notice - The Finding of No Significant Impact document is being released for public comment for the Moore’s Junction Sanitary Sewers project being considered for funding through the Water Pollution Control Fund (WPCLF) program. The document is available for review and comment until November 21, 2017.


October 24, 2017

Red Cross calls for blood donors before the holiday season

(Oct. 19, 2017) — With the busy holiday season approaching, the American Red Cross encourages donors to give blood now to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients this winter.


October 16, 2017

Become a Leader in Your Community Today

We are Pioneering Possibilities® an Integrated Community Leadership Group in Perry County who's mission is to “unlock and enhance our culture through leadership in our community.”


October 10, 2017

Fall Ultimate Recycling Day Results

Another success! Thanks Classic Riders, PBHC Evolution and all our local residents and community partners for their superb help!



Suicide in Rural Areas - FORHP Special Announcement

Suicide Rates for Rural Counties Consistently Higher Than Urban Counties... In the latest edition of its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Rural Health Series, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) examined suicide trends between 2001 – 2015. Suicide is one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States, and suicide occurs at a much higher rate in rural areas than urban.



September 29, 2017

OCTF Request for Grant Applications - Ohio Human Trafficking Prevention Project

The Ohio Children’s Trust Fund is announcing the availability of funding through a Request for Grant Applications (‘RFGA’) to support prevention programs and community education campaigns in Ohio aimed at eliminating the crime of human trafficking and child exploitation. We are enthusiastic about this great opportunity and would ask that you please apply or forward this email to those who would be interested in applying.



September 25, 2017

Free Employability Workshop for Returning Citizens (Ex-Offenders)

Perry County Ohio Means Jobs (Perry County JFS) is continuing their weekly Free Employability Workshops for Returning Citizens (Ex-Offenders) held every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Perry JFS OhioMeansJobs Center, New Lexington, OH



August 22, 2017

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshop

The OhioMeansJobs Center at Perry County JFS is holding monthly Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshops at the Perry County JFS office in New Lexington, OH



August 16, 2017

We've added several new folders under the County Resources tab

Over the last several weeks we've added new folders. These are a work-in-progress.

Perry County Ohio Historical Markers

Support Groups

August 14, 2017

Started adding a link on upcoming events and news items.

Please share on Facebook any events and news items that are of interest to you.




Using this website:

A search bar is located in the upper right corner of every page of this website. From any page you can search the entire site or you can limit your search to the current section.

For instance, typing in 'dog tags' will take you to the Dog Shelter page where you can find info on dog tags.

Typing in 'soil and water' will return a list of pages containing the phrase soil and water, including Perry County Soil and Water District. It will also include a page about the Mt. Aloysius Community Garden.

Do you want the phone number for Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling? Just type in 'recycling phone.'

At this point we do not have a FAQ (Frequently Asked Question) page because our search feature is so powerful.


Recent Perry County news...continued...


July 11, 2017

Senior Community Service Employment Program

Refresh your job skills with paid training

  • Are you 55 years of age or older?
  • Are you unemployed or do you have a low income*?
  • Do you wish to work in your community?
  • Do you want to be paid to learn new skills through 
    on-the-job training?


June 20, 2017

2016 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report

The 2016 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report is now available now available for Northern Perry County Water Thornvill (#1) and Burr Oak (#2)


Upcoming Events
American Red Cross Blood Drive Dec 15, 2017 08:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Ludowici - Local 505 - 4757 Tile Plant Rd., New Lexington, OH 43764
Free Health Screenings Dec 19, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Perry County Health Department - 409 Lincoln Park Drive, New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry Neighborhood Connection December Meeting Dec 19, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Ludowici Tile Plant Factory of Ideas - Tile Plant Road, New Lexington, OH 43764
Chronic Disease Class - Joint Replacement Before and After Care Dec 21, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Arethusa Springs Apartments - 530 1st St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Class Reunion - an audience participation mystery dinner Jan 19, 2018 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM — Perry County Calvary Arts Center - 447 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Upcoming events…