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
18
If you receive food assistance you could get free job training

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.

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Sep
28
Manufacturing training is a path to opportunity in Hamilton County

We run a one-stop employment center in Hamilton County and people often ask me what career fields are the most promising.

Of course information technology, truck driving and health care are at the top of the list, but I increasingly point to an old staple for the US economy: manufacturing.

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Jul
13
Public Assistance Interviews Moving to Phone

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, …

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Aug
13
Annual Report Released

HCJFS serves more than a third of Hamilton County Residents.

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Apr
28
OhioMeansJobs Helps Woman Find Zoo Work

Mollie Ehinger had a great job as a general manager at a restaurant where she had been for 14 years. She never thought, if the time came, that finding a new job would be difficult. “Boy, was I wrong,” she …

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Mar
21
JFS Helping Young People and Local Businesses Find Each Other

I ran some numbers for a project I am working on with County Commissioner Hartmann and was pleased to discover the payoff of our focus on helping young people prepare for jobs and become employed. This is one of the …

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Feb
13
Live chats with program experts

Thank you very much for taking time out of your busy day to read this blog. The first post drew more than a thousand views and some comments offering support for this method of communication. As I mentioned in the …

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