Dec
10
Three employees honored for their service

Three of our veteran employees were honored last week for their years of service: Lisa Dalmida, a team leader in child support enforcement, and Michael Patton, our assistant director/Child Support, were honored for 25 years. Antoinette Smothers, an Food Stamp …

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Dec
03
Child care providers preparing for new standards

In 2020, all Ohio child care providers will have to meet new quality guidelines. WCPO reports on how they are getting ready. 

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Nov
27
Support foster kids through the FAMILY Fund

On this Giving Tuesday, HCJFS has a way to help foster children make college visits, provide toiletries or toys to abused children and aid low-income families with needs beyond job assistance, food and medical care. Hamilton County Job and Family …

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Nov
26
JFS Planning Committee meets Friday

Hamilton County’s Job and Family Services Planning Committee will hold its next scheduled meeting at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, at 222 E. Central Parkway, Room 6SE701. The meeting of community stakeholders is open to the public.

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Nov
26
SafeCare helps parents keep their kids safe and healthy

SafeCare is a great program that helps parents of young children who are at risk for child abuse or neglect or have been reported for it. The Hamilton County SafeCare Collaborative is a partnership of Job and Family Services, Every …

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Nov
21
HCJFS employee just wants to cross the street safely

HCJFS employee Neil Kelly has been hit by three cars in 10 months. He’d prefer not to be.  Read his story in The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Nov
20
Offices closed Thursday and Friday

We are open regular hours on Wednesday, Nov. 21. We will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23. We will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 26. 

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Nov
15
Applying for Benefits? Check out the Ohio Benefits Self-Service Portal Tutorial.

This new video helps explain how to apply for assistance. 

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Nov
13
New program aims to improve child care quality

As mandated by the State of Ohio, Family Child Care Providers must be Step Up to Quality rated by 2020 to continue serving children who receive publicly funded child care benefits. Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is a five-star quality rating and …

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Nov
13
Children’s Services staff recognized

Director Moira Weir was honored this past weekend to pick up an award for our Children’s Services section. The Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers selected HCJFS as the best of all public and private agencies in …

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