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We’re looking for employers to provide summer jobs

CCMEP’s Summer Youth Employment Program is seeking local employers to serve as work sites for our customers. We are looking for sites that can provide opportunities for youth to gain valuable work skills and a good learning environment. Talbert House will be the employer of record, but these individuals will

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS March 21, 2019

Job and Family Services Planning Committee to meet March 29

Hamilton County’s Job and Family Services Planning Committee will meet Friday, March 29 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 March 29 appeared first on Hamilton County Job & Family Services.

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

Public hearing on agency’s Title XX plan

Hamilton County Job and Family Services will hold a public hearing on the agency’s Title XX plan on March 29.  Title XX is a flexible federal funding source. HCJFS receives through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services through an annual allocation. The money is used in the operation

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

Family and Adult Assistance unit reduces backlog

In early 2014, the Ohio Department of Medicaid worked with the counties to convert all the active Medicaid cases in the state to a new eligibility system called Ohio Benefits Worker Portal. With this conversion came a lot of new ways of doing business and a lot of changes for

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS March 18, 2019

County job-training program puts Cincinnati man in the driver’s seat

  Obadiah Cheatham With help from Hamilton County Job & Family Services, Obadiah Cheatham went from searching for a decent job to fielding offers from several employers. You might say HCJFS put him in the driver’s seat. Obadiah Cheatham, and two of his brothers, took advantage of a program that

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS March 15, 2019

How to Avoid Responding Defensively During a Challenging Conversation

Healthy communication about a difficult subject doesn’t have to end in agreement. In fact, one benefit of regular conversation with someone who doesn’t agree with you is the discovery that your disagreement can actually be stimulating to both of you. But open-mindedness is essential. Each of you must be willing to

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

Story in Pictures – March 2019

February was a busy and fulfilling time for those of us who engage in advocacy. The Freestore Foodbank joined Feeding America and the Kentucky Association of Foodbanks in their advocacy efforts last month. In early February we spent time in Frankfort, KY meeting with our state legislators and sharing information

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Shared by Freestore Food Bank, Sarah Cook for Media Inquiries March 12, 2019

Volunteer Connection – March 2019

VOLUNTEER Help Us Turn Hunger Into Hope in 2019 All volunteers are welcome to join our team as TOGETHER, WE CAN SOLVE HUNGER! Individuals may self-register and groups may request special dates by visiting our website: freestorefoodbank.volunteerhub.com.  Email our Volunteer Engagement Specialist, Carolyn Frank at volunteer@freestorefoodbank.org or call 513-482-7550 for

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Shared by Freestore Food Bank, Sarah Cook for Media Inquiries March 12, 2019

Grace Sferra’s Loyal Commitment to Fighting Hunger

Grace has been a committed donor and volunteer to Freestore Foodbank for over 30 years.  Like many other loyal supporters, Grace started out by volunteering and donating food and other supplies.  As she strengthened her involvement, she experienced the full scope of what Freestore Foodbank provides to our communities. “When

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Shared by Freestore Food Bank, Sarah Cook for Media Inquiries March 12, 2019

FUEL NKU: Fighting Campus Hunger

When Jessica Taylor opened FUEL NKU, a food pantry on the campus of Northern Kentucky University, she knew she would eventually need more space. In the fall of 2018 she met with a team of experts from Kroger.  It was a routine meeting aimed at building a partnership with a

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Shared by Freestore Food Bank, Sarah Cook for Media Inquiries March 12, 2019

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