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Location Change of CRC Youth Basketball Events Saturday August 6th

Due to the possibility of rain, the Cincinnati Recreation Commission and the Mayor’s Office have changed the locations for the youth basketball events planned for Saturday, August 6th. Times remain the same. The Youth Skills Clinic previously planned to be held at Laurel Park, will instead be held at the

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Shared by United Resource Connection August 5, 2022

Talbert House Offers Fatherhood Project

Sometimes men find themselves in the role of fatherhood without having had a good role model of how to be a father. In today’s world, there are many subtleties of fatherhood that don’t necessarily come naturally and can be hard to figure out on your own. It’s ok to ask

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Shared by United Resource Connection August 5, 2022

Child Support Amnesty in August

Individuals who have had their driver’s license or Ohio professional license suspended due to lack of child support payments can have these licenses reinstated if they make payment arrangements with the Hamilton County Department of Job & Family Services (HCJFS) Child Support Division. This amnesty program is offered every August

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services August 4, 2022

FREE YMCA Memberships to Foster and Kinship Families

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services announced today that it has partnered with Ohio YMCAs to provide free memberships for certified foster homes and approved kinship caregivers who meet certain eligibility criteria. Bridges participants and their children are also eligible. To be eligible, certified foster homes must provide

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Shared by Ohio Department of Job & Family Services August 3, 2022

Affordable Connectivity Program Benefits

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a U.S. government program that helps low income households pay for broadband service and internet connected devices. The program provides up to a $30 per month discount on internet service and an additional one-time device discount of up to $100 for purchase of a

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 29, 2022

JFS Has Stopped Accepting New Applications for Rental Assistance

Hamilton County Job & Families Services announced Wednesday July 27th that they are not accepting new Emergency Rental Assistance Program applications (ERAP) due to funding issues. Those who have already submitted applications for the program reportedly will not be affected. JFS said it is still processing those applications and will

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 27, 2022

Food Delivery Services for Low Income Individuals & Families

Amazon and Kroger both offer local food delivery services helpful to low income individuals and families. Many individuals on a fixed income and/or without reliable transportation struggle with grocery shopping, sometimes even wheeling grocery carts to the closest bus stop. Low cost and FREE delivery services for groceries can be

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 25, 2022

Spanish Resources for Children & Families Impacted by Addiction

The National Association for Children of Addiction (NA CoA) has published a list of Spanish resources for children and families impacted by addiction. NA CoA works to eliminate the adverse impact of alcohol and drug use on children and families. The resource list is written in Spanish and includes links

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 22, 2022

FREE Youth Basketball Events Saturday August 6th

Hosted by Mayor Aftab Pur eval, & the Cincinnati Recreation Commission, two Youth Basketball events will be available FREE of charge on Saturday, August 6th. There will be a Skills Clinic from 9 am to 12 pm, in Laurel Park, located at 500 Ezzard Charles Drive. Youth of all ages

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 21, 2022

Public Defender’s Office Offers Fresh Start Expungement Clinic

Having a juvenile criminal record can impact your ability to obtain employment, housing, and other benefits, even decades later. Since 2013 the Public Defender’s office of Hamilton County has provided legal assistance to get criminal and juvenile records sealed and expunged. If you or someone you know has a criminal

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 21, 2022