Wayne County Office

428 W. Liberty St.
Wooster, OH 44691

Hours of Operation

8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.


The Wayne County Extension office is currently open to the public. While many of our staff members are still teleworking at the direction of Ohio State University, a limited number of employees will be in the office each Monday through Thursday. Should you need to visit the Extension Office, please be aware of the following conditions required for our reopening:

  • Beginning Monday, October 19, 2020 the staffing schedule for the office will be as follows:
    • Monday – Office open to the public
    • Tuesday – SNAP-Ed and 4-H program staff in office
    • Wednesday – FCS program staff in office
    • Thursday – 4-H and Agriculture/Natural Resources program staff in office
    • Friday – Office closed to the public, all staff teleworking
  • In-person office visits will be scheduled by appointment. Appointments will be available between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Please email lehman.488@osu.edu or call 330-264-8722 to schedule an appointment. If you simply need to drop off forms or information, a drop box will be available outside the office door.
  • Hand sanitizer and face masks are required upon entry to the office.  Sanitizer and masks will be provided if needed.

Please feel free to contact our office should you have additional questions. Thank you for your patience during this time.

County News

  1. Red house in snow

    Do's and Dont's for Getting Your Yard and Garden Ready for Winter

    While we still have some decent weather, take the opportunity to wrap up the things that need done outside. For those who spent a lot of time working around the yard and garden this summer, and many maybe for the first time, being prepared for winter will prove to be worthwhile come spring.
  2. Dinner table with turkey

    Food Safety for Holiday Meals

    This year, some days trudged along while others flew past, and now the holiday season is here. Even if things look and feel a little different this year, you may be planning a holiday meal or two. If so, consider these tips for creating a delicious meal that follows these food safety guidelines...
  3. person carving turkey

    Thanksgiving Savings Tips

    I had a conversation with someone this week who shared this thought: “Be present with those who want to be present with you.”   Our lives have had more challenges than usual this year, and while it might be tempting to focus on the things that are missing, don’t overlook the blessings that surround...