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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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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Jun
26
COVID-19 Walk-up, No Cost Testing Locations

Hamilton County has seen a spike in cases over the past two weeks, individuals interested in receiving a test can view testing locations within the county at: http://cagisportal.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=8a2a1ff673af49f88a25ff88a261553c. Flyers for free, pop-up testing locations in the County next week are …

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Jun
24
Community Link Service Update

Effective July 1, 2020, Community Link will no longer be servicing the Ohio Works First (OWF) 18-24-year-old population. The CCMEP Program will provide all services for this population. The new office location for services for OWF 18-24 year old CCMEP …

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Jun
04
We know people are hurting. We’re here to help.

The horrible and disturbing death of George Floyd in Minnesota and the continued ravaging of our country from the health and economic scourge of coronavirus are pushing many of us to feel angry, frustrated and overwhelmed.   I feel it …

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Jun
04
We have risen to the occasion with so much help from the community

Unprecedented. Extraordinary. Unparalleled.   These are the words often used to describe this pandemic and the impact it has had on our agency and our employees. It’s a truly once-in-a-lifetime situation. But we have risen to the occasion.   And …

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Apr
13
Stimulus payments and child support debt

As you probably know, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress includes stimulus payments to people who are eligible. There are some specific things to know if you owe – or are owed – child …

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Apr
02
Drive-thru in a SNAP

Ohio residents who receive food assistance can now shop online and pick up groceries in their cars. Federal rules say SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits cannot be used for food delivery. But retailers are no longer required to submit …

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Apr
02
Nonprofit? Learn how to apply for federal help

The Greater Cincinnati Foundation is encouraging nonprofits and business partners to apply for funding from the Coronavirus Air, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic …

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Apr
01
Three weeks in

It’s been 22 days since Governor DeWine initially declared a state of emergency in Ohio. While there were things happening related to the coronavirus prior to that, that March 9 declaration began to really change our world. We began limiting …

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