UPDATE. The federal government partial shutdown has ended. This information is no longer current. Cincinnati (Jan. 14, 2019) County residents who receive re-occurring food assistance benefits will see their food cards loaded with February benefits on Wednesday, Jan. 16, due …Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
An innovative, award-winning partnership from HCJFS is continuing to help people who are “getting by” with food assistance get ahead in a new career.
HCJFS has partnered with the state and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service in this first-of-its-kind partnership meant to elevate food assistance recipients. The partnership has received national recognition for its innovative approach.Read More
Produce Perks provides a dollar-for-dollar match – up to $10 — to customers who use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program food cards to buy healthy fruits and vegetables.
Clifton Market, located at 319 Ludlow Ave. is a community-owned grocery store that stocks regionally-grown fruits and vegetables.Read More
Hamilton County had the highest SNAP timeliness rate in 2016 – better than all the other Metro counties in the state. The timeliness rate is the percentage of SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) cases authorized within 30 days for …Read More
Intake interviews on public assistance cases will take place over the phone, rather than in person, starting July 17. This transition is happening for the convenience of the consumer, who will no longer have to travel downtown, pay for parking, …Read More