Hamilton County Job and Family Services administers state, federal and local programs designed to help those in need and help families work toward self sufficiency.

The agency has served Hamilton County since 1947. Today, the approximately 780 employees that work for the agency serve hundreds of thousands of Hamilton County residents.

The department is one of the few quadruple-combined public human service agencies in Ohio – providing public assistance, children’s services, child support and workforce development programs to the community.

Among the department’s many duties: local child protection, adult protection, child care, child support enforcement, workforce development, cash assistance, food assistance and medical assistance.

Since 2007, HCJFS has been led by Agency Director Moira Weir. HCJFS is the largest department within Hamilton County government and reports to the Board of Hamilton County Commissioners.

Accreditation

Hamilton County Job and Family Services is accredited by the Council on Accreditation, an international, independent, not-for-profit child and family service accrediting organization.

Awards

2017

  • National Association of Counties 100 Brilliant Ideas at Work for Trucking Partnership
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Trucking Partnership
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Heart Gallery
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for iPad Project

2016

  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Adoption Livestream

2015

  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Adoption Calendars
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Adoption Coffee Sleeves
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Fraud Prevention Video

2014

  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for FAA Call in Model
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for “Do Ask, Do Tell” Campaign

2012

  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Higher Education Mentoring Initiative
  • 2010
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for One-on-One Live Chats
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Social Media Strategy

2009

  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Library Initiative
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Everyday Heroes campaign
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for REAL Dads program
  • National Association of Counties Achievement Awards for Sheriff Commissary Account Seizures