Employers who send child support payments to their county child support enforcement agency will soon be contacted by the Ohio Child Support Processing Center with information about how to correctly submit those funds.Read More
Hamilton County’s Board of County Commissioners issued a proclamation Wednesday naming April Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month in Hamilton County and April 12 as Wear Blue to Work Day.
The proclamation was issued after commissioners heard from Director Moira Weir on the large increases in Children’s Services caseloads and the many abused and neglected children being served by the agency.Read More
Every 30 minutes, a child is abused or neglected in Ohio. This April, the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund is encouraging all of us to take steps to prevent abuse in neglect with the hashtag #inTheNext30Minutes. What can you do? …Read More
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. This year, it comes with an extra sense of urgency in Hamilton County.
Our numbers are skyrocketing. We screened in 732 allegations of child abuse in the month of January, the largest monthly total in at least a decade. We screened in 699 reports during February. This followed a very busy last half of 2016, when we screened in 3,794 reports, 1,101 more than during the first half of the year.
Tanya Hampton had just left her second home visit of the night Saturday and stopped in at the McDonald’s in Bond Hill. When she came out of the restroom, she saw a man lying on the floor.
She went over to check on him, noticed his fingertips were purple and yelled to the manager: “Call 911!
A Hamilton County woman who tried to get some Christmas cash by selling her food benefits ended up losing those benefits for a year.Read More
The Hamilton County Job and Family Services Planning Committee will discuss the agency’s Title XX plan at its quarterly meeting on April 21. This hearing is open to the public and provides the opportunity for residents to discuss the county’s …Read More
The expanded Medicaid program is a frequent topic of discussion as our nation and state look toward the future on health care.
Whatever is decided, it will be our responsibility to implement it.
As a point of reference, we currently have more than 231,000 county residents in the Medicaid program and we spent $1,760,215,299 last year on delivering health care to Medicaid recipients.Read More