Dec
12
Staying Power: Meet Bonita Wood

It’s not uncommon to meet someone here who has worked for HCJFS for 20 years, 25 years, 30 years. In fact, we have 30 employees who have worked here more than three decades each. In a time when people don’t …

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Dec
11
Fatherhood Collaborative wraps its first year back

The Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County wrapped up the first year of its rebirth on Tuesday.  Hamilton County Job and Family Services led an effort to reform the collaborative after a two-year absence. HCJFS Fatherhood Coordinator Calvin Williams spoke about the …

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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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