Apr
14
Ohio benefits system will be unavailable April 22-26 for major technical upgrade

The Benefits.Ohio.gov website and the application and recertification lines in all Ohio counties will be unavailable from 3 p.m. Thursday, April 22, until 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 27. This is so that a major technical upgrade can be completed. All …

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Mar
18
KISR! program highlighted nationally for helping educate foster kids during Covid-19

Our Kids in School Rule! program is drawing national kudos for its work helping students in foster care stay in school and find better educational outcomes. KISR! is a partnership between Hamilton County Job and Family Services, Cincinnati Public Schools, …

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Mar
16
Hundreds of Hamilton County residents connected to pandemic relief

Hundreds of Hamilton County residents struggling because of Covid-19 got direct access to help Tuesday night during the county’s “relief-a-thon.” Hamilton County Job and Family Services and the Hamilton County administration joined with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati and …

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Mar
08
Cincinnati among locations for mass vaccine clinics, pop-up clinic

Gov. Mike DeWine announced that 15 long-term mass vaccination clinics will open throughout Ohio to significantly expand regional access to COVID-19 vaccines. One of the clinics will be in Cincinnati. The others: Lima, Maumee, Dayton, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Chillicothe, Marietta, …

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Mar
03
Pandemic economic relief: PRC funds available now

If you’re struggling financially because of covid-19, we might be able to help. We have funds available now in our Prevention, Retention and Contingency fund and this money can cover a wide variety of things – rent, utility bills, beds …

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Mar
03
Title XX public hearing March 26

Title XX is a flexible federal funding source that Hamilton County Job and Family Services receives through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) based on an annual allocation. This allocated money is used in the operation of …

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Feb
19
Together we can keep kids safe

We have been collaborating for nearly a year now with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Cincinnati Public Schools on a campaign called Safe and Sound @ Home. We all know that covid-19 has delivered some difficult times for families …

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Feb
11
A posthumous thank you to a wonderful foster parent

Gloria Jean Perry passed away last week. She was 79 and a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She was also one of Hamilton County’s most dedicated foster parents. She and her husband, Earl, fostered more than …

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Feb
03
New hotline to help victims of unemployment identity theft

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has established a new toll-free number for people to notify  the agency if they believe their personal information was compromised and used to file a fraudulent unemployment claim: (833) 658-0394. This …

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Jan
26
We’re looking for some great employees

Hamilton County Job and Family Services is a great place to work. A diverse employee base of more than 900 people. Work-from-home opportunities. Plenty of room to move up. Watch our social media and you’ll notice more emphasis on our …

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