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About Us

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities is the State of Ohio agency that partners with Ohioans with disabilities to achieve quality employment and independence. We are also charged with making determinations on Social Security disability.

OOD does this through three areas:

OOD works with partners in business, education and non-profit organizations to facilitate customized employment plans for Ohioans with disabilities; help Ohio companies recruit and retain employees with disabilities; and is the sole agency administering the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) & Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs in Ohio.

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News and Information

ALERT: Power is out at both the OOD Central Office and DDD Locations (150 & 400 Campus View) in Columbus. Communications is limited for staff at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience and will update this page as soon as more information is available.