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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Dec
19
Higher Education Mentoring Initiative continues to help foster children

The Higher Education Mentoring Initiative held its annual scholarship dinner Dec. 18 and honored dozens of foster children with scholarships to aid in their academic success. Job and Family Services Director Moira Weir’s idea to start a mentoring organization to …

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Sep
17
Job and Family Services Planning Committee to meet Sept. 27

Hamilton County’s Job and Family Services Planning Committee will meet Friday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at 222 E. Central Parkway in Room 6SE701.

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Jul
19
Job and Family Services Planning Committee to meet July 26

Hamilton County’s Job and Family Services Planning Committee will meet Friday, July 26, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at 222 E. Central Parkway in Room 6SE701.

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Jun
14
We wore purple for elder abuse awareness

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Day, a day to bring awareness to the issue of elder abuse and other forms of harm to those over the age of 65. HCJFS staff wore purple today to mark the occasion.   Hamilton County …

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