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Here are some video tutorials helpful if you are a new visitor or otherwise unfamiliar with the services provided by the Cincinnati Community of United Resource Connection. We have detailed videos on how to find local resources, and how to share documents helpful in service connection. We also have a video that

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Shared by Stefan Densmore, M.S., President/CEO United Resource Connection May 14, 2019

Offices closed Monday for Memorial Day

HCJFS offices will be closed Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day. We will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28.  The post Offices closed Monday for Memorial Day appeared first on Hamilton County Job & Family Services. View Original Source (HCJFS.org) Here.

Parenting a Whiny, Disrespectful Child: How to Stay Calm

As parents, we are probably all familiar with being provoked into a blood vessel-popping rage. We are instantly overwhelmed and any resolution we might have made to stay calm is eradicated. That’s because kids are amazingly good at refining behaviors that they can turn to when they’re disappointed or angry,

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger May 21, 2019

Job and Family Services Planning Committee to meet May 31

Hamilton County’s Job and Family Services Planning Committee will meet Friday, May 31, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at 222 E. Central Parkway in Room 6SE701. The post Job and Family Services Planning Committee to meet May 31 appeared first on Hamilton County Job & Family Services. View

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS May 20, 2019

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 Program (SNAP) benefits, more than $200 million in Ohio Works

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS May 17, 2019

4 Conflict Resolution Skills to Manage Anger

Managing your anger means not saying or doing things you’ll later regret. It means calming yourself, assessing situations with a cool head, and taking sensible actions. It basically involves making choices around four components of your behavior: 1  Expressing yourself 2  Taking care of yourself 3  Building up your tolerance

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger May 14, 2019

County helps kin care for children through new monthly stipend

Hamilton County grandparents, aunts, uncles and other relatives who care for children in JFS custody will receive financial assistance from the county under a new program launching this month. Hamilton County Job and Family Services created a kinship stipend program and will pay kinship caregivers $350 per month, per child

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS May 10, 2019

Parenting As An Introvert Can Be Uniquely Exhausting — Here’s How To Deal

Time alone is a precious commodity for parents. Since I’m an introvert—that is, someone who derives energy from solitude—I used to worry that I wouldn’t be up to the task. Anywhere from 16 to 50 percent of the population share my temperament, and for those of us who also have kids, the inherent

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Shared by Carla Naumburg, Ph.D, Contributing Blogger May 10, 2019

How to Forgive After a Fight

Forgiveness is the ability to let go of the past in order to move forward. Letting go of old wounds is the antidote to hurtful experiences and can dramatically improve your mood in the present.  You may imagine that forgiveness is arrived at through a logical, rational sorting-out process. But

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger May 9, 2019

Grants Encourage Second Chances

http://freestorefoodbank.org/donate As the Freestore Foodbank works to solve the critical issue of hunger for the over 273,000 food insecure residents of our region, helping neighbors in need build self-sufficiency is essential. During the intake process for emergency food assistance at our Customer Connection Center, Freestore Foodbank employees discover why people

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Shared by Freestore Food Bank, Trisha Rayner for Media Inquiries May 8, 2019

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