Jan
23
Social Security website can help small businesses

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, the 28.8 million small businesses in the United States represent 99.7% of all U.S. businesses, and employ 56.8 million people. Running a small business can be a 24-7 endeavor. Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, …

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Jan
22
Social Security expanding field office hours

As of January 8, field offices will remain open until 4 p.m. on Wednesdays, with typical field office hours from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can find the closest field office to you using our field office …

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Dec
11
Fatherhood Collaborative wraps its first year back

The Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County wrapped up the first year of its rebirth on Tuesday.  Hamilton County Job and Family Services led an effort to reform the collaborative after a two-year absence. HCJFS Fatherhood Coordinator Calvin Williams spoke about the …

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Nov
27
Cooperative offers computers starting at $130

The Cincinnati Computer Cooperative is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those in need to get low-cost, refurbished and guaranteed computers. Complete laptop or desktop systems start at $150. There is a $20 instant rebate available on desktop systems this …

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Nov
01
Staying Power fuels JFS

Our agency recently launched a campaign to recognize those we lean on while helping nearly half a million Hamilton County residents every year. Our 800+ employees work every day so many in this community can have better tomorrows. Among the …

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Oct
15
Our Staying power: Meet Melissa Helsinger

It’s not uncommon to meet someone here who has worked for HCJFS for 20 years, 25 years, 30 years. In fact, we have 30 employees who have worked here more than three decades each. In a time when people don’t …

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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
27
One-Stop Resource Center opens today in Justice Center

  Service providers are teaming up to deliver direct support for citizens in one place – the Hamilton County Justice Center.  The Hamilton County One-Stop Resource Center will be available today and every final Friday of the month in the …

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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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