Apr
03
Next 30 Minutes Campaign Focuses on Child Abuse Prevention

Every 30 minutes, a child is abused or neglected in Ohio.  This April, the Ohio Children’s Trust Fund is encouraging all of us to take steps to prevent abuse in neglect with the hashtag #inTheNext30Minutes.    What can you do? …

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Feb
14
Read the Update

February’s HCJFS Update features information about our historic need for foster parents as well as free tax help and workshops for people with criminal records who are looking for work.  You can sign up for HCJFS Update emails and view …

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Jan
27
Beta Sigma Phi supports foster children

Thanks to Debbie Hader, Linda Klein and their fellow Beta Sigma Phi members for their kind donation of toys, clothes and household items for our foster children.

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Jan
23
Unemployment steady for December

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in December 2016, unchanged from November. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 10,300 over the month, from a revised 5,506,900 in November to 5,517,200 in December 2016. The number of workers unemployed in …

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Jan
12
Offices Closed Monday

Our offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in honor of Martin Luther King Day.  We will reopen regular hours on Tuesday, Jan. 17. 

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Jan
04
Ohioans can now register to vote online

As authorized by Substitute Senate Bill 63, the Ohio Secretary of State’s Office now offers Ohioans the ability to register to vote online. The Secretary of State’s Online Voter Registration (OLVR) system allows an applicant to securely and efficiently submit a voter registration application online to the Secretary of State’s Office.

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Dec
28
New Web Resources Available

Two new websites are available to provide staff and clients with additional information about available services.

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Dec
16
The bikes have arrived

More than 180 bikes, adorned with hand-made bright bows on the handlebars, with helmets and locks, arrived this morning on a Kroger truck from Pickaway Correctional Institution, where they were assembled by inmates. HCJFS volunteers unloaded the truck under the …

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Dec
14
Hamilton County to Receive More than 180 Bikes for Foster Children

Hamilton County foster children will receive a wonderful Christmas present this year when more than 180 donated bikes arrive Friday from a Franklin County woman known widely as the “Bike Lady.”

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Dec
06
First Financial Bank supports foster kids

First Financial Bank Regional Manager Art Hammond and VP Jennifer Mott stopped by HCJFS on Friday, Dec. 2, to donate gifts and a check for more than 50 gift cards to HCJFS Chief Communications Officer Brian Gregg. The gifts will be given to foster children during our annual holiday party.

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