Aug
02
Experienced leader takes over HCJFS while search continues

Amy Story, a veteran leader at Hamilton County Job and Family Services, takes over as interim director while county officials continue looking for a new executive director. Story joined the agency in 1990 and has held many leadership positions, in …

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Jul
13
Can you help us show some kindness to kids?

Kindness for Kids is underway. We’re collecting back-to-school items for our kinship families who have stepped up to take care of kids, often without much support. Visit our list today and see how you might be able to fill a …

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Jun
29
We’re looking for a new director

We are looking for a new director to replace veteran leader Tim McCartney, who is retiring after 30 years at JFS.  The job posting is here. But there’s so much more to say about all that goes into this important role. …

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Jun
25
HCJFS launches safe sleep tour Monday in Cincinnati neighborhoods

To help prevent babies from dying in unsafe sleep situations, Hamilton County Job and Family Services begins on Monday an unprecedented prevention campaign.   HCJFS workers will visit neighborhoods to talk to parents of infants and distribute free Halo swaddles …

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May
03
Title XX hearing May 28

Title XX is a flexible federal funding source that Hamilton County Job and Family Services receives through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) based on an annual allocation. This allocated money is used in the operation of …

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Mar
16
Hundreds of Hamilton County residents connected to pandemic relief

Hundreds of Hamilton County residents struggling because of Covid-19 got direct access to help Tuesday night during the county’s “relief-a-thon.” Hamilton County Job and Family Services and the Hamilton County administration joined with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati and …

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Mar
08
Cincinnati among locations for mass vaccine clinics, pop-up clinic

Gov. Mike DeWine announced that 15 long-term mass vaccination clinics will open throughout Ohio to significantly expand regional access to COVID-19 vaccines. One of the clinics will be in Cincinnati. The others: Lima, Maumee, Dayton, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Chillicothe, Marietta, …

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Feb
19
Together we can keep kids safe

We have been collaborating for nearly a year now with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Cincinnati Public Schools on a campaign called Safe and Sound @ Home. We all know that covid-19 has delivered some difficult times for families …

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Feb
03
New hotline to help victims of unemployment identity theft

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) has established a new toll-free number for people to notify  the agency if they believe their personal information was compromised and used to file a fraudulent unemployment claim: (833) 658-0394. This …

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Jan
26
We’re looking for some great employees

Hamilton County Job and Family Services is a great place to work. A diverse employee base of more than 900 people. Work-from-home opportunities. Plenty of room to move up. Watch our social media and you’ll notice more emphasis on our …

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