Dec
03
Check out our new Amazon gift list for kids in foster care

Hamilton County Job and Family Services is trying something new this holiday season – an online wish list of gifts for kids in foster care and for older teens who are in independent living. Visitors can easily scroll through our …

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Aug
05
OhioMeansJobs Webinar Opportunities

Ohio Means Jobs is sponsoring two, free webinars on Wednesday, August 26: Financial Well-Being Strengths, Values and Strategies Present yourself as a Professional and Gain the Advantage with Recruiters

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Jun
26
COVID-19 Walk-up, No Cost Testing Locations

Hamilton County has seen a spike in cases over the past two weeks, individuals interested in receiving a test can view testing locations within the county at: http://cagisportal.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=8a2a1ff673af49f88a25ff88a261553c. Flyers for free, pop-up testing locations in the County next week are …

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Jun
24
Community Link Service Update

Effective July 1, 2020, Community Link will no longer be servicing the Ohio Works First (OWF) 18-24-year-old population. The CCMEP Program will provide all services for this population. The new office location for services for OWF 18-24 year old CCMEP …

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Apr
13
Stimulus payments and child support debt

As you probably know, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress includes stimulus payments to people who are eligible. There are some specific things to know if you owe – or are owed – child …

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Mar
04
It’s a new day at JFS – take a look at our video

We’re excited about our new branding. Not just because the colors are bright, but because we feel the look and feel better conveys the positive work JFS has been doing in Hamilton County for 75 years. It’s true: We support …

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Feb
13
McCartney Named Agency’s Interim Director

Hamilton County Job and Family Services’ Chief Operating Officer Tim McCartney has been named interim director of JFS and will assume those duties when Director Moira Weir leaves in early March. The Board of County Commissioners appointed McCartney today. The …

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Feb
03
JFS will always be special

You may have heard already that I will soon leave JFS to accept the position as the first woman to lead the United Way of Greater Cincinnati as CEO/President. I do this with extreme mixed emotions. While I am excited …

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Dec
27
Kinship program helps hundreds of families in first six months

More than 400 kinship families were helped this year by a new kinship stipend program.  JFS launched the program in June to help Hamilton County grandparents, aunts, uncles and other relatives who care for children in JFS custody.  The kinship stipend …

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Dec
20
Scam targeting food assistance recipients

Ohio’s Department of Job and Family Services has learned of a potential scam targeting recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Some SNAP recipients have been connected to a fraudulent customer service number and were asked to provide a …

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