Please Wear Blue on April 9

Maybe you have a blue dress, a blue tie, a blue suit? Wear anything blue for Wear Blue: Child Abuse is Preventable Day. It’s an easy step to help us draw attention to the problem of child abuse. Did you …

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HCJFS Works to Improve During Reaccreditation

This month, we begin an exhaustive look at our Children’s Services Division as we prepare for re-accreditation, which should come sometime in 2015. Most are unaware there is a national organization that gives a seal of approval to agencies like …

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Mariah Maxwell is First HEMI Graduate

Earlier this week the Enquirer published a wonderful column about Mariah Maxwell, the first HEMI graduate to earn a degree. We could not be more proud of Mariah! Like many of our foster students, she has faced more obstacles than …

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Save the Date: Wear Blue April 10

One of the main duties of Hamilton County Job and Family Services is operating Hamilton County’s child abuse hotline: 241-KIDS. In 2011, the hotline received almost 65,000 calls, resulting in more than 5,600 allegations of abuse or neglect. That may …

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We need more Mary Tolers!

I love this article that appeared in our newsletter: Longtime foster mom makes room for one more adoption — her eighth.  What an inspirational person. She works full time and manages to take care of eight adoptive children. Ms. Toler …

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