Mar
18
Family and Adult Assistance unit reduces backlog

In early 2014, the Ohio Department of Medicaid worked with the counties to convert all the active Medicaid cases in the state to a new eligibility system called Ohio Benefits Worker Portal. With this conversion came a lot of new …

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Jan
28
Selling stamps? We’re watching.

The early disbursement of food benefits for February has resulted in an increase in illegal sales of benefits. We have noticed and we are paying attention. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Others are too, and sharing images with us.  Selling …

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Jan
28
Hamilton County launches food drive to mitigate shutdown impact

Hamilton County Commissioners today announced a county-wide Food and Fund Drive to stock the Freestore Foodbank so it can be ready to help local pantries with an expected surge in food assistance requests during February and March. 100,000 Hamilton County …

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Jan
28
Four employees honored for exemplary service

Four employees have been named winners of the agency’s ROCK STAR employee appreciation awards in the fourth quarter of 2018. The four winners, chosen from a list of six nominations, are: Sonya Bass, a home provider specialist in Child Care, in …

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Jan
18
Food Benefits loaded Jan. 16 are for February

Hamilton County residents who received early issuance of their February food assistance (Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program) do not have to spend those benefits by Jan. 20. While the benefits had to be issued by that date, they do not …

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Jan
08
Federal government shutdown impact

Hamilton County residents who receive public assistance from the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program, the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program or the federal Medicaid program, should not see changes in their assistance at least through the end of January. …

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Jan
04
BMV offering reinstatement fee waivers to benefit recipients

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is offering to waive the reinstatement fee for driver’s licenses and permits for state residents receiving public assistance benefits from Job and Family Services. This offer, which does not apply to commercial driver’s licenses …

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Nov
15
Applying for Benefits? Check out the Ohio Benefits Self-Service Portal Tutorial.

This new video helps explain how to apply for assistance. 

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Oct
30
OMJ-CinHam exceeds expectations in annual review

A recent one-year survey of Ohio Means Jobs-Hamilton County performance shows that Hamilton County outperformed similar metropolitan counties and showed substantial improvement over the previous 12 months in providing Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) services. OMJ-CinHam, operated by Hamilton …

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Oct
01
One web stop for benefits

If you need to apply or manage benefits, or check eligibility, you can do it all in one place on the web.  The Ohio Benefits Portal is the home for doing all these things. 

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