Nov
20
HCJFS Child Support Enforcement earns state recognition

Hamilton County Child Support Enforcement Ageny (CSEA) was recognized by the state of Ohio with three awards for outstanding performance.

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Nov
16
Ten children to Unite with “Forever Families” at Friday Mass Adoption Ceremony

This will be the agency’s 11th annual mass adoption ceremony, always timed to occur in November during in National Adoption Awareness Month. This year’s ceremony includes children ranging in age from 1 to 16. The children, all victims of abuse and neglect, will join new families in an emotional ceremony and celebrate afterwards with their caseworkers, court-appointed advocates, extended families and other people special to their lives.

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Nov
06
Thanks to one foundation, many of our kids have new coats

Early Saturday morning, we were lucky enough to be part of a shopping trip that will keep some of our kids in foster care warm over the winter. The Karen Carns Foundation invited us to be part of their annual …

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Nov
03
Kinship families provide a lifeline

 One of the key components of our child welfare system are kinship providers who are willing to take in abused and neglected children so they can keep a bond with someone familiar with them. Just as I recently praised the …

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Nov
03
Ellen recognizes local family that adopted six siblings

The Sanders family adopted six of our children so the biological siblings could stay together. There was some local media attention to this and the Ellen Show picked up on it and arranged for them to go to California and …

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Oct
31
Offices Closed for Veterans Day

Our offices will be closed on Friday, November 10, for Veterans Day.

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Oct
30
Food-assistance recipients could receive free truck driver training

Hamilton County Job and Family Services wants applicants for a program that will help food-assistance recipients to be truck drivers.

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Oct
30
Preparing to look for a job? OMJ can help

Local residents seeking employment can receive free help using website tools and resources, creating a resume and preparing for an interview by attending free workshops over the next few weeks at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County. OhioMeansJobs …

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Oct
25
Meet Abbey Turner

The world needs more Abbey Turners. The Children’s Services caseworker arrived at work every day for weeks by 6 a.m. – to drive one of her clients to methadone treatment. The client is a mom working to get her kids …

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Oct
25
Director Weir a finalist for leadership award

Weir was named one of ten finalists for a 2017 Route Fifty Navigator Award in the category of Agency and Department Leadership. Weir was praised as someone who has built the foundation for success and created an environment for innovation.

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