Feb
22
State surveying Medicaid consumers via telephone

The Ohio Department of Medicaid is conducting a telephone survey of Ohio’s Medicaid consumers.  Hamilton County residents may receive a call regarding their experience with the Medicaid program. The call will come from a company called RTI International and the number 866-558-0776. The company …

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Feb
16
Adoptions team celebrates record number of finalizations

Hamilton County caseworkers helped 141 children find forever families in 2017, celebrating the most adoptions in agency history.

The previous high was 135 in 2007.

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Feb
14
Offices closed Monday for Presidents’ Day

Our offices will be closed Monday, February 19, for Presidents’ Day.

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Feb
14
Audio signature service will streamline benefit recertification

Food and cash assistance recipients in Hamilton County will soon sign their recertification papers with an audio signature, a process that will reduce the number of cases where people lose benefits because of unreturned paperwork.

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Feb
12
This graduation celebration is a big deal

Graduating high school is not a given. In fact, foster children are much more likely to drop out of school and not graduate than their peers. The young people we celebrate every June worked hard to avoid that fate.

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Feb
02
Next Step in Battling Worker Turnover

 The child welfare field has always experienced high turnover rates among frontline workers. These jobs are difficult, demanding and even dangerous. But something new is happening here in Hamilton County and around the nation. Frontline worker turnover rates are climbing. …

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Feb
01
County health officials issue flu alert

You probably already know this if you’re a parent, but it is good information to repeat. From Hamilton County Public Health and the City of Cincinnati’s health department: Some schools in Hamilton County are experiencing high levels of influenza (flu) …

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Jan
31
Medicaid cases and information to be inaccessible at times in February

The Ohio Worker Benefits Portal will be down on Tuesday, Feb. 20, for maintenance. Consumers will be unable to access Medicaid information or cases on that day. As part of these maintenance efforts to prepare the system to integrate information …

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Jan
31
Children’s Services workers to participate in national workforce study

Hamilton County Job and Family Services is excited to be part of a four-year, national study designed to address challenges with child welfare worker recruitment, retention, satisfaction and intention to stay.

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Jan
30
Donate athletic wear for foster kids

The Sweet Sweats for Love collection of sweatpants and hoodies for our kids in foster care continues through Valentine’s Day. You can drop your new items at any Sibcy Cline real estate office in the area.

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