Feb
08
Prevention/Retention/Contingency (PRC) program growing

The Hamilton County Job and Family Services (HCJFS) PRC team is expanding again. Just a few short months ago the PRC team consisted of three staff members which grew to five and will expand to seven staff during February. Additional …

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Nov
01
Hamilton County JFS part of employment grant for heroin recovery.

Ohio’s workforce is expected to get an $8 million infusion to combat chronic absenteeism, drug-positive tests, productivity issues and a general lack of employees that have followed the opioid epidemic into the workplace. The money will go to an array …

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Oct
30
OMJ-CinHam exceeds expectations in annual review

A recent one-year survey of Ohio Means Jobs-Hamilton County performance shows that Hamilton County outperformed similar metropolitan counties and showed substantial improvement over the previous 12 months in providing Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) services. OMJ-CinHam, operated by Hamilton …

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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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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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May
10
HCJFS Team honored with county award

Members of HCJFS’ Workforce Development team received an award today for an innovative partnership to help food assistance recipients find work. County Administrator Jeff Aluotto presented the “Team Impact” award as part of Hamilton County’s 2018 Circle of Excellence. The team was also honored Wednesday at the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners meeting.

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May
01
OMJ helps woman get settled in Cincinnati

In the middle of April, a woman came into the OhioMeansJobs center seeking assistance. She explained that she had just come from South Carolina with $25 in her pocket and was currently staying with a friend. She was very distraught and explained that she had left her son with relatives until she could get settled in Cincinnati.

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Apr
17
HCJFS Partnership earns Circle of Excellence Award

An innovative partnership to help food assistance recipients find work has earned the “Team Impact” award as part of Hamilton County’s 2018 Circle of Excellence.

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Mar
30
Ohio Diploma Option Workshop is April 4

The Southwest Ohio Region Workforce Investment Board, the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, and OhioMeansJobs Cincinnati-Hamilton County (OMJ) will host “Understanding Ohio’s High School Diploma Options”, from 8 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 4 at the OhioMeansJobs Cincinnati-Hamilton County site.

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Sep
28
Manufacturing training is a path to opportunity in Hamilton County

We run a one-stop employment center in Hamilton County and people often ask me what career fields are the most promising.

Of course information technology, truck driving and health care are at the top of the list, but I increasingly point to an old staple for the US economy: manufacturing.

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