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Ombudsman Program on the Human Services Levy

It's voting season and the Human Services Levy is on the ballot!  Ombudsman Diane Welborn has a conversation with agency directors who rely on Human Service Levy funds to run their programs.  Check out the program and learn how the Human Service levy supports programs for seniors, children, and individuals with severe disabilities.  

Our New Resource Search is Functional!

Over the weekend October 17-19, 2014 the Ombudsman Office staff participated in "GiveCamp" weekend. Four IT professionals volunteered their time to transform our Resource database into an on-line tool that the public can now use. Many thanks to James, Allen, Jeremy and Michael for their talent and hard work. Please use the "Resource Search" tool…

Ombudsman Office Update for the Week of 9/29/14-10/03/14

This week the Assistant Ombudsmen opened cases on the Dayton Public Schools, Housing Inspection, City of Dayton Water disputes, Food Stamps, Supplemental Security Income, and the Bureau of Worker's Comp.  Other citizens were assisted with complaints involving a Moral Obligation Claim, the Public Defender, HUD, the IRS and Social Security, numerous housing complaints, several complaints…

Ombudsman Office Update for the Week of 9/22/14-9/26/14

This week the Assistant Ombudsmen opened a dozen cases on various topics:  Dayton Public Schools, Food Stamps and Medicaid, Social Security, Homeless Services and GDPM (Greater Dayton Premier Management).  Another 40 families were assisted with referrals and telephone assistance to help them resolve their problems. One staff concluded that there is a lot of hardship…

Dayton Ombudsman Office Participates in Global Ombudsman Conference

The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) in South Korea hosted the Asian Global Ombudsman Conference in Seoul, South Korea  July 1-3, 2014.  The Dayton Ombudsman Office was invited to present on the topic of Current Crises and the Unique Role of the Ombudsman.  The session was presented by Ombudsman Diane Welborn, who is also…

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