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Tutorial Videos on How to Use our FREE Services

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. These videos show 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

Why It’s Unhealthy to be Angry

When you’re learning to manage your anger in a nonaggressive way, the first steps consist of recognizing how anger feels for you, and getting to know the situations that produce it. It’s easier to take these first steps if you can become aware of your anger’s symptoms. Cognitive Signs Cognitive

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger July 10, 2019

We are looking for teen mentees

If you know a teenager in foster care, a group home or independent living in the northern areas of Hamilton County, please let us know. We are looking for kids attending school in the Colerain, Lakota, Princeton districts or in the Hamilton and Middletown areas. We are collecting names of kids

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS July 9, 2019

Thank you WVXU for shining a light on family homelessness

With Summer Spike In Homelessness, ‘We Have To Turn People Away’ Org Says “Despite budget constraints, Strategies to End Homelessness is working to reduce the number of families experiencing the summer surge of homelessness.” Read more from WVXU 91.7.   The post Thank you WVXU for shining a light on

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Shared by Kevin Finn, President & CEO, Strategies to End Homelessness July 9, 2019

Does Anger Cause Brain Damage?

The moment your body perceives a threat, the brain undergoes striking changes. Communication breaks down between the prefrontal cortex, where rational thought and judgment reside, and the amygdala, where fear rules the day. Your brain gets pumped up on hormones like testosterone and noradrenalin and epinephrine. It’s the latter two that pack the real emotional punch. But they

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger July 7, 2019

Child Care deadline one year away

For child care providers in Hamilton County, it is time to step up. We are in the final stretch – 12 months and counting – for child care providers to become rated under the Step Up to Quality program. The state of Ohio has mandated all child care providers must

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS July 3, 2019

Taking care of our own, so they can take care of others

A siren wailing somewhere in the night. Flashing police lights and yellow tape. The chaos of an emergency room after a big accident. A loved one being hurt or perpetrating pain. Even thinking about these scenarios can be unsettling. When they become reality for us or people we care for,

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS July 2, 2019

Agency Zone

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Shared by Freestore Food Bank, Trisha Rayner for Media Inquiries July 2, 2019

Community Supporters

http://www.uwgc.org https://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/ https://www.sos.state.oh.us/ Food Assistance https://www.bbb.org/ https://www.feedingamerica.org/ https://www.gcfdn.org/ https://www.charitynavigator.org/ Rent Assistance The post Community Supporters appeared first on Freestore Foodbank. Click to visit original source at Freestorefoodbank.org

Family Homelessness Spikes in Summer

Homelessness Knows No Season At times of peak demand we raise the money needed for additional temporary shelter capacity. For two critical reasons: so that fewer people are outside during the coldest months of winter and when family homelessness spikes in the summer. Summer is Not a Break for Homeless

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Shared by Kevin Finn, President & CEO, Strategies to End Homelessness June 28, 2019

Welcome to our redesigned website

We has redesigned our website. We wanted to make the site more welcoming and easier to navigate.  We’ve added more pictures and an easier to read typeface, we hope you like the changes.  A recent addition to the site is the Initiatives section in the top menu bar. As part of our

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS June 25, 2019

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