Dec
21
Amber Gray helping our kids figure out: Where to next?

Amber Gray’s life is one of successes, to be sure. She was an All-American basketball player at Lakota West. She made the University of Tennessee Lady Vols team and played in 27 games as a freshman for legendary coach Pat …

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Dec
20
Fatherhood Initiative featured in Enquirer

An opinion column in a recent edition of the Cincinnati Enquirer highlighted Hamilton County Job and Family Service’s efforts to revive the Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County.  The collaborative will work to better serve and value fathers involved with HCJFS, as well as …

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Dec
10
Three employees honored for their service

Three of our veteran employees were honored last week for their years of service: Lisa Dalmida, a team leader in child support enforcement, and Michael Patton, our assistant director/Child Support, were honored for 25 years. Antoinette Smothers, an Food Stamp …

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Dec
03
Child care providers preparing for new standards

In 2020, all Ohio child care providers will have to meet new quality guidelines. WCPO reports on how they are getting ready. 

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Nov
30
A huge thank you to our community

While my wonderful Thanksgiving with family reminded me of the many things I have in my personal life to be thankful for, I also thought about the many work-related reasons to say thanks. I am very thankful the voters of …

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Nov
27
Support foster kids through the FAMILY Fund

On this Giving Tuesday, HCJFS has a way to help foster children make college visits, provide toiletries or toys to abused children and aid low-income families with needs beyond job assistance, food and medical care. Hamilton County Job and Family …

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Nov
26
JFS Planning Committee meets Friday

Hamilton County’s Job and Family Services Planning Committee will hold its next scheduled meeting at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, at 222 E. Central Parkway, Room 6SE701. The meeting of community stakeholders is open to the public.

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Nov
26
SafeCare helps parents keep their kids safe and healthy

SafeCare is a great program that helps parents of young children who are at risk for child abuse or neglect or have been reported for it. The Hamilton County SafeCare Collaborative is a partnership of Job and Family Services, Every …

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Nov
21
HCJFS employee just wants to cross the street safely

HCJFS employee Neil Kelly has been hit by three cars in 10 months. He’d prefer not to be.  Read his story in The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Nov
20
Offices closed Thursday and Friday

We are open regular hours on Wednesday, Nov. 21. We will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22 and 23. We will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 26. 

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