Jan
18
Food Benefits loaded Jan. 16 are for February

For those already receiving Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program benefits (commonly referred to as SNAP or Food Stamps) you will likely notice an early issuance of your February benefits, with those benefits being available on or soon after January 16, …

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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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Sep
18
Have you read HCJFS Update this month?

Our monthly newsletter, HCJFS Update, is out for September. Read the update to find out what’s new at HCJFS. 

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Sep
11
HCJFS featured in video for Ohio Benefits award

A production team was in our building this week to prepare a video about Ohio Benefits’ efforts to improve the delivery of human services in Ohio.

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Aug
19
Case information unavailable from Aug. 23 to Aug. 27

Please be aware Hamilton County Job and Family Services will begin processing all food assistance and cash assistance cases in a new computer system later this month and it will result in a temporary shutdown of service.

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Aug
03
HCJFS recognized for processing times

Just this morning, at the FNS Midwest Partners for Program Improvement conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., Hamilton County received an award for having the highest metro county application processing timeliness for 2017 with a rate of 98.67%. This is a …

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