Sep
10
Amnesty month brought in $25k

As part of Child Support awareness month in August, we again offered license amnesty. It was a chance for some people who owe child support to get their suspended licenses back if they paid a portion of their total child …

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Aug
09
Local adoptive family featured by Good Morning America

BJ and Calena Durel’s story of adopting two girls while pregnant with twins, is making national news. The couple was featured this week on the Good Morning America website. The couple had been providing respite care (providing breaks for foster …

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Aug
01
Child support amnesty offered in August

A suspended driver’s license is a roadblock to working and paying child support. Everyone loses when a child’s basic needs go unmet. Re-establishing regular child support payments is the most successful outcome for children and their parents. In August, Hamilton …

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Aug
01
Employers can get child support help.

Hamilton County employers are crucial to the child support process and ensuring this community’s children receive the support they need. Are you an employer with questions about calculating withholding or medical premiums? Do you want to find out about the …

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Aug
01
We want to make the child support process simpler

Hamilton County Job and Family Services helps more than 250,000 county residents each month with child support. The goal is a simple, seamless process for parents, so children receive support to meet their basic needs. Visit our Child Support page …

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Jul
29
Two great adoption stories to end a 30-year career

Michael Willis, one of our Wendy’s Wonderful Kids recruiters, retires next week after 20 years with Hamilton County Job and Family Services. She leaves on a great note – seven adoptions already this year. That’s seven children who had been …

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Jul
09
We are looking for teen mentees

If you know a teenager in foster care, a group home or independent living in the northern areas of Hamilton County, please let us know. We are looking for kids attending school in the Colerain, Lakota, Princeton districts or in the …

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Jun
25
Welcome to our redesigned website

We have redesigned our website. We wanted to make the site more welcoming and easier to navigate. We’ve added more pictures and an easier to read typeface, we hope you like the changes. A recent addition to the site is the Initiatives …

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Jun
11
Pro Seniors Launches Legal Toolkits Section

Thousands of Ohio seniors ignore their legal problems or simply give up trying to find a solution because they believe they cannot afford legal advice. Pro Seniors, a legal aid organization for seniors, has launched a Legal Toolkits section on …

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May
24
Offices closed Monday for Memorial Day

HCJFS offices will be closed Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. We will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28. 

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