Dec
09
We like Mike: Step grandpa becomes dad

The world needs more Mike McQueens. This man adopted the grandchildren of his former wife in one of the most heartwarming hearings on our National Adoption Day. Please check out this great story and wonderful photos. Thank you to Terry DeMio, Meg …

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Dec
09
Former HCJFS employee named Social Worker of the Year

Karen Rumsey, who worked in Family Services 2 until December 2014, was honored for her work with the Cincinnati Police Department’s Criminal Investigations unit. She was named Social Worker of the Year at the National Association of Social Workers, Ohio …

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Dec
03
Two wonderful words: “Life-changing”

Our agency has been going through a self-examination as part of a re-branding effort. You will soon see the product of those efforts, but I want to discuss something that touched me as we went through the process. One of …

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Nov
27
Cooperative offers computers starting at $130

The Cincinnati Computer Cooperative is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those in need to get low-cost, refurbished and guaranteed computers. Complete laptop or desktop systems start at $150. There is a $20 instant rebate available on desktop systems this …

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Nov
26
Offices closed Thursday and Friday

Our offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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Nov
07
Governor DeWine Announces Children Services Transformation Advisory Council, Regional Forums

Ohio now has a new Children Services Transformation Advisory Council aimed at reviewing the state of Ohio’s foster care system and developing recommendations for improving the experience of children and families. The advisory council was created to build on the historic …

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Nov
07
Offices Closed Monday

Our offices will be closed Monday for Veterans Day. 

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Nov
04
Weir receives Community Action Agency honor

Hamilton County Job and Family Services Director Moira Weir won the 2019 Community Action Agency David Crowley Board Award. David Crowley dedicated his life to social services and community action. The David Crowley Board Award is presented to a Community …

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Oct
31
Adoption Day: William and Abigail find a family

William came to live with the Sutherlands as an infant. His sister, Abigail, joined the family a few months later, when she was 5. Two years later they will become official family at Adoption Day Ceremonies in Hamilton County Probate …

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Oct
31
Adoption Day: Annabella’s parents are over the moon

Annabella will be one of 14 kids adopted on Friday as part of our commemoration of National Adoption Month. But she has even a loftier goal in mind – she plans to become a princess. Annabella is 5 and she’ll …

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