Aug
28
Housing Applications accepted Sept 9-12

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority will accept pre-applications for its Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 wait list beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, September 9, and ending at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, September 12. Pre-applications will be accepted online only at www.waitlistcheck.com/OH2265.   …

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Aug
01
Child support amnesty offered in August

A suspended driver’s license is a roadblock to working and paying child support. Everyone loses when a child’s basic needs go unmet. Re-establishing regular child support payments is the most successful outcome for children and their parents. In August, Hamilton …

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Aug
01
We want to make the child support process simpler

Hamilton County Job and Family Services helps more than 250,000 county residents each month with child support. The goal is a simple, seamless process for parents, so children receive support to meet their basic needs. Visit our Child Support page …

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Jul
17
Use your food benefits at these Hamilton County farmers’ markets

The Ohio Direction Card is accepted at eight farmers’ markets in Hamilton County. Many more markets across the state also accept the card. Hamilton County locations include:  Findlay Market Farmers’ Market 1801 Race Street Cincinnati, OH 45202  8 a.m. to …

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May
28
Foster graduates celebrate their dreams next week

High school can be tough. So can foster care. Graduating from high school while in foster care is so tough that less than 40 percent of children in foster care make it. Next Thursday, June 6, more than 50 children …

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May
17
You can report fraud on this site.

May is Public Assistance Fraud Awareness Month in Ohio, and HCJFS is spreading the word that “Fraud Costs All of Us.” Each year, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services disburses more than $2 billion in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …

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May
03
May is Fraud Awareness Month

May is Public Assistance Fraud Awareness Month in Ohio, and HCJFS is spreading the word that “Fraud Costs All of Us.” Each year, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services disburses more than $2 billion in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance …

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Apr
26
Fatherhood Collaborative gets noticed

This year, HCJFS helped re-launch the Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County. Recently, Local 12 – WKRC took notice and filed this report on the effort and one of the fathers involved. 

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Apr
23
CAA offers mobile pantry every month

The Cincinnati Community Action Agency, in partnership with Freestore Foodbank, will distribute free food to families in need through its Mobile Food Pantry, on a first-come, first-served basis. The agency will distribute fruit, vegetables, and baked goods at Tryed Stone New Beginnings …

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Apr
10
Ohio Means Jobs employee earns county recognition

Brandy Scott-Herman, a career coach supervisor at OhioMeansJobs, just won a Hamilton County Circle of Excellence award for Outstanding Service. Here is part of her nomination: “Brandy Scott-Herman guided and grew a program in 2019 that literally helped thousands of …

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