May
19
Offices Closed Monday, May 29

HCJFS offices will be closed on Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day.

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May
16
Get the Update

Update is our monthly newsletter keeping you up to date on what we are doing

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May
10
They sold stamps on Facebook, Then this happened…

What happens when you get caught selling food stamps. Here are some examples.

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May
04
Sell Benefits, Buy Trouble

May is Public Assistance Fraud Awareness Month. If you’re considering selling benefits or “stamps,” you should be aware that we are on the lookout for fraud and, if you are caught selling benefits, you will pay with a loss of benefits, and possible fines and jail time.

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May
03
HCJFS, OMJ Job Training Program Earns National Honor

Hamilton County JFS has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.

NACo recognized HCJFS’ training partnership with Napier Trucking that resulted in six people gaining employment that pays at least $900 per week.

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Mar
20
She tried to sell food “stamps” on Facebook, then this happened

A Hamilton County woman who tried to get some Christmas cash by selling her food benefits ended up losing those benefits for a year.

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Jul
29
HCJFS tops State in Food Stamp Timeliness Improvement

Hamilton County received the Midwest Regional  award from FNS (Food & Nutrition Service) for the most improved Food Stamp Application Timeliness in the Ohio. Laura Embry received the award on our behalf at the Midwest Partners in Program Improvement Conference …

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Jul
28
Access to Public Assistance Cases Limited on July 29

On July 29, Hamilton County JFS staff will be unable to access many of the computer systems utilized for public assistance cases (Ohio Works First, food assistance, and Medicaid).  This is the result of a planned statewide upgrade and means …

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Jun
30
Good News Happening at JFS

We have received some good news at our agency the past month and I would like to share. I have great pride and joy in the work of my staff, so I always like to point out their success when …

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Jan
29
A phone number that never changes

People often turn to the services that Hamilton County Job & Family Services provides when they are facing change and turmoil in their lives.  Sometimes when we try to reach out to them, we find that the phone number they …

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