Oct
20
Medicaid case information unavailable October 26-31

Hamilton County Job and Family Services will be unable to process Medicaid cases at the end of this month due to a software update to the Ohio Benefits Work Portal. Consumers will also be unable to access information from the self portal.

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Oct
20
LGBTQ Cultural Competency Training offered Nov. 13

LGBTQ Cultural Competency Training will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 13 at Lighthouse Youth and Family Services, 401 E. McMillan Street

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Oct
18
If you receive food assistance you could get free job training

An innovative, award-winning partnership from HCJFS is continuing to help people who are “getting by” with food assistance get ahead in a new career.

HCJFS has partnered with the state and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service in this first-of-its-kind partnership meant to elevate food assistance recipients. The partnership has received national recognition for its innovative approach.

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Oct
12
Parenting classes offered at HCJFS

Beech Acres Parenting Center is proud to partner with Hamilton County Job & Family Services to provide informational workshops for expecting moms, new moms and their partners. These free, 3-hour workshops are held every Tuesday at 222 E Central Parkway in Room 6 SE 401 from 9 a.m. to noon.

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Oct
12
Director Weir adds her voice to domestic violence campaign

Moira Weir, director of our agency, started in social work in 1993. She has been involved in many cases in the years since and has seen the effects of domestic violence on women and their children.

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Oct
04
We join the YWCA against domestic violence: See something? Say something

To honor National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the YWCA of Cincinnati has teamed up with the Bengals, TriHealth and Local 12 to launch what they call a bystander intervention campaign. That means if you – a bystander –  see something that …

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Oct
03
HEMI Scholarships Available

If the foster teen in your house is heading for college, you might want to have them check out applying for financial assistance from HEMI.   HEMI is the Higher Education Mentoring Initiative, a partnership between the University of Cincinnati, …

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Sep
28
Manufacturing training is a path to opportunity in Hamilton County

We run a one-stop employment center in Hamilton County and people often ask me what career fields are the most promising.

Of course information technology, truck driving and health care are at the top of the list, but I increasingly point to an old staple for the US economy: manufacturing.

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Sep
21
Weir earns national recognition

HCJFS Director Moira Weir has been chosen as a national finalist for an award recognizing government leaders.

Weir was named one of ten finalists for a 2017 Route Fifty Navigator Award in the category of Agency and Department Leadership. She was one of nearly 300 people nominated for the award. Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black was a 2016 winner in the same category.

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Sep
21
Kroger construction will close lanes, sidewalks starting in October.

Construction catty-corner to the HCJFS office at 222 E. Central Parkway will lead to the closure of lanes of traffic and sidewalks starting in October. Visitors to the building should be aware of the potential closings.  Construction of a new …

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