Mar
21
New tool to provide key information on abused and neglected children

“Keeping children safe – that is the end goal of everything we do here,” said Margie Weaver, assistant director – Children’s Services. “Every tool we use, every program we implement, every new effort we engage in, these are all puzzle pieces that ultimately connect together to support safety decision making.”

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Mar
15
Need to tell us something?

Our Contact Us page has links to send messages directly to the department or service you need to reach.

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Mar
09
HCJFS Responds to Community’s Behavioral Health Challenges 

HCJFS has hired a senior-level specialist to coordinate and manage the agency’s behavioral health work as the agency attempts to serve more families and children with greater emotional and mental health needs.

Nina Lewis joins the agency after many years of work in the public health field. She will lead the agency’s behavioral health transition to Medicaid managed care for foster children, with a focus on multi-system partnerships, community-based programs and in-home services that strengthen the agency’s behavioral health offering.

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Mar
06
March is Social Worker Month

In March we take time to honor the social workers at HCJFS who work on the front lines to keep kids safe and families safe and thriving.

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Mar
05
Help us honor graduating foster children

If you know a teen in foster care who is graduating from high school this year or getting their GED, please let us know. As you might know, HCJFS puts on a big event for these kids called Celebration of …

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Feb
16
Adoptions team celebrates record number of finalizations

Hamilton County caseworkers helped 141 children find forever families in 2017, celebrating the most adoptions in agency history.

The previous high was 135 in 2007.

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Jan
31
Children’s Services workers to participate in national workforce study

Hamilton County Job and Family Services is excited to be part of a four-year, national study designed to address challenges with child welfare worker recruitment, retention, satisfaction and intention to stay.

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Jan
30
Donate athletic wear for foster kids

The Sweet Sweats for Love collection of sweatpants and hoodies for our kids in foster care continues through Valentine’s Day. You can drop your new items at any Sibcy Cline real estate office in the area.

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Jan
02
“Sweet Sweats for Love” drive collects clothing for foster kids

Since 2015, Phillippi-Whitney Communications and Sibcy Cline Realtors have teamed up to provide suitcases, gloves and shoes for area foster children.

“This year promises to be even bigger and better as we collect new hoodies and sweatpants for area foster children from ages 5 to 18 with our ‘Sweet Sweats For Love’ campaign,” organizer Julie Whitney said.

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Nov
28
Give to the FAMILY Fund on #GivingTuesday

The Tuesday after Black Friday is traditionally known as “Giving Tuesday,” a chance to give to the charities you support. Please consider donating to our FAMILY Fund

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