Hamilton County Job & Family Services

HCJFS administers state, federal and local programs designed to help those in need and help families work toward self sufficiency.

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

Foster mom adopts sons; a growing trend in Hamilton County

Ieshia Ruffin never planned to foster or adopt children, so when she took in two young brothers, she thought it was a temporary placement.  But months turned into years, and the temporary placement turned into a forever home for Terry …

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Need someone to speak to your group?

Our Speakers Bureau can provide someone to talk to your group about HCJFS.  Topics include: Spotting child abuse, getting public assistance, reporting fraud, adoption, and our fatherhood initiative.  Visit our Speakers Bureau page under the Contact Us section to request …

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  • Who We Are

    • HCJFS provides services such as 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 Mission

    • To provide services to the community today to enhance the quality of living for a better tomorrow.
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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.