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Office of Families and Children
P.O. Box 183204
Columbus, Ohio 43218-3204

Phone: (800) 686-1580 (choose option 3, then option 5)
Fax: (614) 728-9678

What is SACWIS?

SACWIS stands for Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System. ODJFS, in partnership with the eighty-eight (88) county public children service agencies (PCSAs), is committed to designing, developing and implementing a comprehensive Case Management System that will assist county staff in managing their workloads and provide accurate & current data to assist in decision-making and program modification.


To provide automated technology solutions to Ohio's state and local child welfare agencies that support service delivery and practice for the safety, permanency and well-being of children and families.

Confidentiality Statement

Information contained in SACWIS is confidential and not subject to disclosure pursuant to the Ohio Public Records Act (RC 149.43) or RC 1347.08. Only individuals who are authorized to do so may access the information contained within SACWIS. No person shall access or use information contained in SACWIS other than in accordance with state law and ODJFS rule. No person shall disclose information obtained from SACWIS in any manner not specified by rule. Whoever violates this is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.