Hamilton County Job & Family Services

We're here to help Hamilton County's families and children reach a better place in life. We'll offer the assistance you need, treat you with the respect you deserve and walk with you until you reach your better tomorrow. Our goal is your family's safety and security.

Child Support
Food Assistance
Child Care
Medical Assistance
Cash Assistance
Child Protection
Job Placement
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Important Updates

Mar
18
Family and Adult Assistance unit reduces backlog

In early 2014, the Ohio Department of Medicaid worked with the counties to convert all the active Medicaid cases in the state to a new eligibility system called Ohio Benefits Worker Portal. With this conversion came a lot of new …

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Mar
15
County job-training program puts Cincinnati man in the driver’s seat

  With help from Hamilton County Job & Family Services, Obadiah Cheatham went from searching for a decent job to fielding offers from several employers. You might say HCJFS put him in the driver’s seat. Obadiah Cheatham, and two of …

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  • Who We Are

    • We are here to help Hamilton County families and children to a better place in life. We work hard today, so you can have a better tomorrow. We can help with food, cash and medical assistance; publicly funded child care; child and adult protection; child support case management; and employment assistance.
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  • Our Promise

    • If you have concerns about how your case is being handled, or you are confused about our policies, we are here to help you.
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    • HCJFS now 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.
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