Jul
19
Job and Family Services Planning Committee to meet July 26

Hamilton County’s Job and Family Services Planning Committee will meet Friday, July 26, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at 222 E. Central Parkway in Room 6SE701.

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Jul
17
Use your food benefits at these Hamilton County farmers’ markets

The Ohio Direction Card is accepted at eight farmers’ markets in Hamilton County. Many more markets across the state also accept the card. Hamilton County locations include:  Findlay Market Farmers’ Market 1801 Race Street Cincinnati, OH 45202  8 a.m. to …

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Jul
09
We are looking for teen mentees

If you know a teenager in foster care, a group home or independent living in the northern areas of Hamilton County, please let us know. We are looking for kids attending school in the Colerain, Lakota, Princeton districts or in the …

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Jul
03
Child Care deadline one year away

For child care providers in Hamilton County, it is time to step up. We are in the final stretch – 12 months and counting – for child care providers to become rated under the Step Up to Quality program. The …

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Jul
02
Taking care of our own, so they can take care of others

A siren wailing somewhere in the night. Flashing police lights and yellow tape. The chaos of an emergency room after a big accident. A loved one being hurt or perpetrating pain. Even thinking about these scenarios can be unsettling. When …

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Jun
25
Welcome to our redesigned website

We have redesigned our website. We wanted to make the site more welcoming and easier to navigate. We’ve added more pictures and an easier to read typeface, we hope you like the changes. A recent addition to the site is the Initiatives …

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Jun
19
June is Fatherhood Month, HCJFS is making dads a priority

June is National Fatherhood Month.  At HCJFS, we’ve been working for a while now to honor fathers and help them do their best for their families.  We relaunched the Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County this year. The collaborative is a …

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Jun
18
Offices will be closed July 4 & 5

HCJFS offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5, 2019, and resume regular hours on Monday, July 8. 

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Jun
14
New grants available for foster care students at Cincinnati State

This is great news for teens in foster care who are considering attending Cincinnati State – and even for students formerly in foster care. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said he wants to make sure kids who are in foster care (or have …

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Jun
14
We wore purple for elder abuse awareness

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Day, a day to bring awareness to the issue of elder abuse and other forms of harm to those over the age of 65. HCJFS staff wore purple today to mark the occasion.   Hamilton County …

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