Nov
30
A huge thank you to our community

While my wonderful Thanksgiving with family reminded me of the many things I have in my personal life to be thankful for, I also thought about the many work-related reasons to say thanks. I am very thankful the voters of …

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Oct
18
Hamilton County Fatherhood Collaborative returning in 2019

An effort to better serve fathers in Hamilton County will re-launch next year after a two-year hiatus. The collaborative is meant to give community members a tool to meet challenges specific to fathers when dealing with community service organizations. The …

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Oct
01
One web stop for benefits

If you need to apply or manage benefits, or check eligibility, you can do it all in one place on the web.  The Ohio Benefits Portal is the home for doing all these things. 

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Sep
11
HCJFS featured in video for Ohio Benefits award

A production team was in our building this week to prepare a video about Ohio Benefits’ efforts to improve the delivery of human services in Ohio.

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Aug
19
Case information unavailable from Aug. 23 to Aug. 27

Please be aware Hamilton County Job and Family Services will begin processing all food assistance and cash assistance cases in a new computer system later this month and it will result in a temporary shutdown of service.

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Aug
03
HCJFS recognized for processing times

Just this morning, at the FNS Midwest Partners for Program Improvement conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., Hamilton County received an award for having the highest metro county application processing timeliness for 2017 with a rate of 98.67%. This is a …

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Jul
17
Need someone to speak to your group?

Our Speakers Bureau can provide someone to talk to your group about HCJFS.  Topics include: Spotting child abuse, getting public assistance, reporting fraud, adoption, and our fatherhood initiative.  Visit our Speakers Bureau page under the Contact Us section to request …

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Jun
29
Supporting fathers key to our work

We serve a lot of fathers in the programs throughout our agency. We assist them in feeding their children, help them acquire medical care for their children, assist them in paying child support, and help them find and train for …

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Jun
06
June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month; Wear purple on June 15

HCJFS Adult Protective Services (APS) is marking Elder Abuse Awareness Month by working to raise awareness of elder abuse and the resources available in Hamilton County to combat it. On Friday, June 15, all Hamilton County residents are encouraged to …

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Jun
05
Fathers needed for interviews

HCJFS wants to improve our service to fathers in Hamilton County. We’ve started a design team to look at ways to improve our services and connections with dads. We need fathers to interview. We need both fathers and mothers to meet with us one Friday a month from noon to 4 p.m.

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