Sep
30
Strategy resulting in a better JFS

It is a new day at Job and Family Services. Change won’t occur overnight, but, make no mistake about it, change is underway. The JFS our staff and our consumers know now is evolving into a stronger, better organization. We …

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Sep
26
September named Kinship Care Month

The Hamilton County Board of Commissioners has proclaimed September as National Kinship Care Month.  The proclamation reads: WHEREAS, the abuse and neglect of children in our nation and our community is an ongoing problem, with nearly 20,000 abused and neglected …

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Sep
25
St. Joseph Orphanage and Pressley Ridge to Help Launch New Program that Places Former Foster Children on Path to Self-Sufficiency

St. Joseph Orphanage and Pressley Ridge have been chosen to operate an innovative program aimed at helping local foster children transition to adulthood using a youth-centered, trauma-informed approach. GreenLight Fund Cincinnati and Hamilton County Job and Family Services have teamed …

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Sep
17
Job and Family Services Planning Committee to meet Sept. 27

Hamilton County’s Job and Family Services Planning Committee will meet Friday, Sept. 27, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at 222 E. Central Parkway in Room 6SE701.

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Sep
10
September is Kinship Care Month

When we say a child is in kinship care, it means that when the child was no longer able to safely live with parents, a relative or a non-relative adult who has a bond with the child (maybe a teacher, …

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Aug
28
Taking care of the caretakers

Trauma can have life-long consequences.    We see the effects every day: trauma from leaving home and family, trauma from abuse or neglect, trauma from a family member’s mental illness or substance use, trauma from living in poverty.   We never …

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Aug
08
New Program to Place Former Foster Children on a Path to Self-Sufficiency

GreenLight Fund Cincinnati and Hamilton County Job and Family Services are teaming up to bring First Place for Youth to Cincinnati. First Place for Youth is an innovative program aimed at helping foster children transition to adulthood using a youth-centered, …

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Aug
06
Director Weir recognized as a Woman of Influence

HCJFS Director Moira Weir was recognized by Venue Magazine as a woman of influence in our community.  The award honors women who have helped shape the success of their organization and have demonstrated leadership, professional achievement, and continuous contribution to …

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Aug
01
Child Support Amnesty Offers Delinquent Parents Chance to Reinstate Licenses

Parents who have had their driver’s license or professional license suspended for not paying child support have the chance of reinstatement this month as Hamilton County Job and Family Services celebrates national Child Support Awareness Month with an offer of …

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Aug
01
Child Support: Making it easy for moms, dads and employers

Did you know at least a third of all Hamilton County residents are involved in a child support case? We actively worked 71,000 child support cases per month in 2018. If you consider each case to have one father, one …

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