Jan
28
Hamilton County launches food drive to mitigate shutdown impact

Hamilton County Commissioners today announced a county-wide Food and Fund Drive to stock the Freestore Foodbank so it can be ready to help local pantries with an expected surge in food assistance requests during February and March. 100,000 Hamilton County …

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Jan
28
Four employees honored for exemplary service

Four employees have been named winners of the agency’s ROCK STAR employee appreciation awards in the fourth quarter of 2018. The four winners, chosen from a list of six nominations, are: Sonya Bass, a home provider specialist in Child Care, in …

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Jan
08
Federal government shutdown impact

Hamilton County residents who receive public assistance from the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program, the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program or the federal Medicaid program, should not see changes in their assistance at least through the end of January. …

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Nov
15
Applying for Benefits? Check out the Ohio Benefits Self-Service Portal Tutorial.

This new video helps explain how to apply for assistance. 

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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
18
Have you read HCJFS Update this month?

Our monthly newsletter, HCJFS Update, is out for September. Read the update to find out what’s new at HCJFS. 

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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
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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