Oct
18
Hamilton County Fatherhood Collaborative returning in 2019

An effort to better serve fathers in Hamilton County will re-launch next year after a two-year hiatus. The collaborative is meant to give community members a tool to meet challenges specific to fathers when dealing with community service organizations. The …

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Oct
17
Deputy who patrols HCJFS honored for actions in shooting

Hamilton County Job & Family Services employees may recognize Jim York as the deputy who watches over parking lots and streets near our offices in the morning. But on September 6, York was one of first officers on the scene …

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Oct
12
Four employees recognized for making HCJFS better

Four employees have been named winners of the agency’s ROCK STAR employee appreciation awards in the third quarter of 2018. The four winners, chosen from a list of 20 nominees, are: Jessica Mills, an eligibility technician in Workforce Development, in the …

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Oct
09
Current and former foster youth invited to early Thanksgiving Dinner

ACTION Ohio invites current foster teens and former foster youth who are now adults to their annual Thanksgiving dinner Nov. 10. The group, whose name stands for Alumni of Care Together Improving Outcomes Now, has held the dinner since 2007. It’s …

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Oct
04
Our Children’s Services section chosen best in the region

The Children’s Services section of Hamilton County Job & Family Services has been named Agency of the Year for Southwest Ohio for 2018.

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Oct
01
Adult protection laws recently changed

Law changes impacting the Adult Protective Services (APS) took effect recently. In addition to notable law changes such as changing the definition of exploitation and adding to the list of mandatory reporters addressed in a recent OJFSDA Update,

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Oct
01
One web stop for benefits

If you need to apply or manage benefits, or check eligibility, you can do it all in one place on the web.  The Ohio Benefits Portal is the home for doing all these things. 

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Sep
24
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 September 28, at 222 E. Central Parkway, Room 6SE701. The meeting of community stakeholders is open to the public.

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Sep
20
Adoption show to air on CitiCable

We were thrilled when CitiCable, the city of Cincinnati’s government access channel, agreed to do a show about adoption and our kids.

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Sep
18
Have you read HCJFS Update this month?

Our monthly newsletter, HCJFS Update, is out for September. Read the update to find out what’s new at HCJFS. 

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