Aug
18
Food Assistance Issue Resolved

The nationwide EBT card problem from yesterday has been resolved and consumers can once again buy food with their card. Conduent, the Ohio Direction Card vendor, had notified the state of Ohio that there was card outage most of yesterday.   …

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Aug
09
Chief Child Support Officer Michael Patton explains child support amnesty

If you are a parent behind on child support, August is your chance for a fresh start.

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Aug
01
Child support amnesty offers delinquent parents chance to reinstate licenses

Parents who have had their driver’s license or professional license suspended for not paying child support have the chance of reinstatement this month as Hamilton County Job and Family Services celebrates national Child Support Awareness Month with an offer of …

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Jul
31
“Support” means more than money when it comes to children

When the public discusses child support, especially pertaining to our agency, it almost always means the monetary support a non-custodial parent pays to the child. When we discuss it internally, we like to broaden the definition to include family/parent engagement. …

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Jul
13
Public Assistance Interviews Moving to Phone

Intake interviews on public assistance cases will take place over the phone, rather than in person, starting July 17. This transition is happening for the convenience of the consumer, who will no longer have to travel downtown, pay for parking, …

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Apr
12
Employers to be Reminded to send Support Payment to State Office

Employers who send child support payments to their county child support enforcement agency will soon be contacted by the Ohio Child Support Processing Center with information about how to correctly submit those funds.

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Feb
16
Help US #bring40back

New statistics show that Hamilton County has more than 1,100 children in certified foster care – the most in at least 20 years. Moira Weir, director of Hamilton County Job and Family Services, is calling for help.

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Sep
27
PCSAO Factbook

PCSAO’s work is informed by data and information; therefore, we are proud to present this 12th edition of the PCSAO Factbook, 2015-2016. The Factbook is designed as a resource for policymakers, the media, federal, state and local partners, and those interested in the safety and stability of Ohio’s children and families.

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Aug
13
Annual Report Released

HCJFS serves more than a third of Hamilton County Residents.

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Aug
03
Delinquent Parents can Reinstate Driving Privileges with Child Support Amnesty

Hamilton County Job and Family Services will provide amnesty throughout  the month of August 2015 to parents whose driver’s licenses have been suspended for not paying child support. NOTE: This program has been extended through September 2015 Delinquent parents who …

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