Jul
10
Meet the HCJFS All Stars

With the All-Star Game in town Hamilton County Job and Family Services picked its own All-Star Team.

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Jun
17
A Special Kind of Party: Foster Youth Overcome Great Obstacles to Graduate

The theme for this year’s Celebration of Dreams event – movie stars — is fitting for 43 Hamilton County foster teens who have had to overcome challenging situations to graduate high school. They’ve just completed a starring role in one movie and they’re moving on to another.

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Jun
01
Kids in School Rule! Makes a Difference for Foster Children

We are two weeks away from our annual Celebration of Dreams event, an agency celebration for the foster children in our care who overcame great obstacles to graduate high school this year. We have more than 40 names on the …

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Dec
31
JFS Closed New Year’s Day

The office will be closed New Year’s Day and will re-open for normal business hours on Friday, Jan. 2.

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Dec
31
Grateful for Our Community

What a wonderful holiday season we had here at JFS! It seems every year we see growth in the number of people who take a special interest in our children this time of year and do all they can to …

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Nov
03
Adoption Day to Provide a Fairy-Tale Ending for 10 Children

November 21 is the big day this year. For 10 local children, Christmas will come a month early. This is the day of our mass adoption ceremony in Hamilton County’s Probate Court. Judge James Cissell will preside and six families …

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Jul
29
Discussion to Extend Foster Care Support to Age 21 Includes Legislators, Public & Private Supporters, Youth

MORE THAN 120 SCHEDULED TO ATTEND SOUTHWEST “OHIO FOSTERING CONNECTIONS” FORUM TOMORROW Public Policy Discussion to Extend Foster Care Support to Age 21 Includes Legislators, Public & Private Supporters, Youth When:                        Wednesday, July 30, 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon Issue …

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Jul
11
Help Available for Parents at End of Rope

I was glad to help on this story by The Cincinnati Enquirer‘s Krista Ramsey, but I realize it is a tough thing for most to swallow. What parent would give up on raising their own child? Sometimes the motives are …

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Jun
17
Exciting Time for Foster Youth Who are Graduating

Tomorrow night is our annual Celebration of Dreams event, where we honor all of the foster youth in our care who graduated this year. It is always a wonderful event and often the only graduation party many of them will …

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Mar
04
Learn About Adoption in Hamilton County

As part of Hamilton County Job and Family Services’ many duties, the agency is constantly looking for loving, devoted and supportive families willing to adopt a child from foster care. Not every child in foster care is available for adoption, …

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