Apr
14
A virtual meetup of dads on fathering in the pandemic

Ohio Practitioners Network for Fathers and Families hosts an online event Saturday, April 18 to hear from fathers across Ohio about fathering in the COVID-19 pandemic, and to offer resources to those in need. Being a Dad can be hard …

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Feb
19
Together we can keep kids safe

We have been collaborating for nearly a year now with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Cincinnati Public Schools on a campaign called Safe and Sound @ Home. We all know that covid-19 has delivered some difficult times for families …

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Feb
11
A posthumous thank you to a wonderful foster parent

Gloria Jean Perry passed away last week. She was 79 and a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She was also one of Hamilton County’s most dedicated foster parents. She and her husband, Earl, fostered more than …

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Feb
03
New hotline to help victims of unemployment identity theft

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has established a new toll-free number for people to notify  the agency if they believe their personal information was compromised and used to file a fraudulent unemployment claim: (833) 658-0394. This …

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Jan
26
We’re looking for some great employees

Hamilton County Job and Family Services is a great place to work. A diverse employee base of more than 900 people. Work-from-home opportunities. Plenty of room to move up. Watch our social media and you’ll notice more emphasis on our …

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Jan
25
Looking for a job? Check out this virtual career fair Wednesday

OhioMeansJobs Cincinnati-Hamilton County is offering a new way for job seekers to look for work – a virtual career fair. The “OH-Zone” hiring event will happen Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. via Brazen.com. Different than an …

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Jan
06
Adoptions in 2020: 201

Great news – Hamilton County Job and Family Services facilitated 201 adoptions in 2020. So in spite of the covid-19 pandemic and delays it caused, our caseworkers still helped 201 kids join their forever families. The 201 compares to 259 …

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Dec
03
Check out our new Amazon gift list for kids in foster care

Hamilton County Job and Family Services is trying something new this holiday season – an online wish list of gifts for kids in foster care and for older teens who are in independent living. Visitors can easily scroll through our …

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Aug
05
OhioMeansJobs Webinar Opportunities

Ohio Means Jobs is sponsoring two, free webinars on Wednesday, August 26: Financial Well-Being Strengths, Values and Strategies Present yourself as a Professional and Gain the Advantage with Recruiters

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Aug
02
We’re looking forward to administering HEMI, growing its success

Beginning Aug. 1, Hamilton County Job and Family Services begins administering the Higher Education Mentoring Initative (HEMI). HEMI provides Hamilton County youth in foster care a long-term, academic mentoring relationship that begins in high school and is focused on awareness …

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Jun
29
Social Security – Important Updates

Social Security Is Available By Phone Social Security remains committed to providing uninterrupted benefits and vital services for our public.  We want people to know we are ready and able to help them by phone with most Social Security matters! …

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