Jul
06
Meet Kerianna

Every month, our adoption site, HCKids.org, highlights a child looking for a forever family. This month, it’s Kerianna. Kerianna is a smart, funny, energetic girl who likes school and enjoys reading books. She likes to play board games and card games.  …

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Jul
05
Child support creates employer-only email

HCJFS’ child support division has created an email address specifically for employers to contact us about child support cases.

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Jul
02
Offices closed Wednesday

Our offices will be closed Wednesday, July 4, for Independence Day. 

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Jun
29
Supporting fathers key to our work

We serve a lot of fathers in the programs throughout our agency. We assist them in feeding their children, help them acquire medical care for their children, assist them in paying child support, and help them find and train for …

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Jun
28
Child victim of heroin hopes for family

A nine-year-old child whose parents were consumed in the current opioid epidemic strives for a normal family life, with help from HCJFS.  Read the story on Cincinnati.com.  If you think you could be #theone to help a child like her, …

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Jun
27
New section chief brings experience from Clermont County

Our new Children’s Services ongoing section chief comes to HCJFS from Clermont County, where she worked for more than a decade. Tina Pocock joined the staff two weeks ago. She oversees five managers and about 19 caseworkers in Family Services …

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Jun
27
Former prosecutor leads HCJFS legal section

He has dealt with kids, parents and the courts for years as a prosecutor, guardian ad litem and private attorney. Now, Melvin Planas brings that experience to HCJFS as the new section chief of our legal department. Born in The …

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Jun
19
Interactive Voice Response system provides case information 24/7

If you have a question about your benefits, you can check our Interactive Voice Response system any time. 

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Jun
15
Foster care cases increasing

Fox19 shares a great story of adoption that highlights the increased need for foster care in Hamilton County. 

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Jun
14
HCJFS fights elder abuse

June is Elder Abuse Prevention Month and a recent story on WCPO.com highlights the ways HCJFS’ helps senior citizens.  Huey Delp is just one of the roughly 500 victims of abuse that we help each year. Friday, June 15 is …

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