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Local Resources

Defiance County is more than an excellent location to do business—it’s a phenomenal place to live, play and visit as well. Below are some of the many local organizations and offices that help enrich lives and strengthen communities.

Ohio Means Jobs: Defiance County
Ohio’s state-wide system serves both job seekers and employers through local offices.

Defiance Ohio Development & Visitors Bureau
Defiance is where friends, families and the rivers meet. The DDVB is committed to drawing in visitors and engaging residents through a variety of events and experiences.

Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber promotes and advocates for member businesses of all types and sizes. It provides valuable services and resources that help the business community grow and thrive.

Housing Resources

Defiance County is the place to work, play, and LIVE.  Check out our local housing resources below for assistance:

Maumee Valley Planning Organization 

    • Financial assistance, housing education, and fair housing rights

Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission

    • Programs provide housing services for individuals and/or families to obtain stable housing and supportive services

Home Developers

Local Realtors

Regional & State Resources

Northwest Ohio Regional Growth Partnership
The RGP is a privately-led organization serving 17 counties in northwest Ohio. Its focus is on site selection for corporate clients, providing innovative solutions in a confidential and time-sensitive manner.


Jobs Ohio
Companies around the world and across the nation are choosing to do business in Ohio, and JobsOhio can show you all the reasons why. JobsOhio is a comprehensive source that provides demographic data, site selection assistance, supply chain analysis and more.

Ohio Manufacturing Extension Partnership
Ohio MEP provides resources and connections that help manufacturers increase sales, reduce expenses and create jobs.

Do you have questions? Do you need other resources? Our team is here to help you connect with the tools and programs that will support your success. Contact us today.

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