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

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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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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  • 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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  • Donate

    • 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.