Oct
31
Thirteen children to unite with “forever families” at Friday mass adoption ceremony

Thirteen children will be adopted into nine families Friday, Nov. 2, as part of Hamilton County Job and Family Services’ 12th annual mass adoption ceremony to celebrate National Adoption Month. The ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. in Judge …

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Aug
19
Case information unavailable from Aug. 23 to Aug. 27

Please be aware Hamilton County Job and Family Services will begin processing all food assistance and cash assistance cases in a new computer system later this month and it will result in a temporary shutdown of service.

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Jul
31
Changes coming to child support laws

It is National Child Support month and a good time to talk about changes coming to the child support system. A series of changes to Ohio’s child support law begin taking effect next year: The economic tables used to calculate …

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Jul
30
Child Support Amnesty Offers Delinquent Parents Chance to Reinstate Licenses

Parents who have had their driver’s license or professional license suspended for not paying child support have the chance of reinstatement this month as Hamilton County Job and Family Services celebrates national Child Support Awareness Month with an offer of …

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May
14
Hamilton County Medicaid resource guide for consumers

The quickest and easiest way to apply or renew health care benefits is to call 1-844-640-OHIO (6446) Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. You may also apply online at www.benefits.ohio.gov.  There, you will answer a series of questions …

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Mar
21
New tool to provide key information on abused and neglected children

“Keeping children safe – that is the end goal of everything we do here,” said Margie Weaver, assistant director – Children’s Services. “Every tool we use, every program we implement, every new effort we engage in, these are all puzzle pieces that ultimately connect together to support safety decision making.”

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Dec
11
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden offering discounted tickets to food-assistance recipients

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is offering discounted tickets and season passes to community members who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

The Zoo Access for All program encourages families and individuals of all backgrounds to visit the zoo by showing their SNAP card and a photo ID to receive discounted tickets.

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Nov
03
Kinship families provide a lifeline

 One of the key components of our child welfare system are kinship providers who are willing to take in abused and neglected children so they can keep a bond with someone familiar with them. Just as I recently praised the …

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Oct
30
Food-assistance recipients could receive free truck driver training

Hamilton County Job and Family Services wants applicants for a program that will help food-assistance recipients to be truck drivers.

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Oct
20
Medicaid case information unavailable October 26-31

Hamilton County Job and Family Services will be unable to process Medicaid cases at the end of this month due to a software update to the Ohio Benefits Work Portal. Consumers will also be unable to access information from the self portal.

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