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Notice of FY18 ODSA HCRP RRH Funding Availability

ODSA has granted STEH funding for new RRH projects serving transitional age youth (18-24) and/or single adults.  STEH, in consultation with the Homeless Clearinghouse (the CoC Board), is inviting proposals from potential sub-recipients of this funding. The detailed terms regarding the available funding are listed in the attached Request for

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Shared by Kevin Finn, President & CEO, Strategies to End Homelessness February 15, 2019

Self Soothing Mindfulness

We all have a running inner dialogue of thoughts. Sometime this inner self talk is pessimistic, critical or blaming. By attending to your inner self talk, you will notice critical thoughts intruding, and that’s ok. The aim of a mindful activity is to continually bring your attention back to the

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

March food benefits now coming early

Food assistance recipients will receive a portion of their March benefits early, on Feb. 22. They will receive the rest of their March benefits on their regular March load date.  This is NEW information. As a result of the February benefits being issued early during the government shutdown, the state

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS February 12, 2019

It’s time to #FosterLove

It’s the week of Valentine’s Day and we want to remind you to share your love. Forget about roses and all thinks pink and red. We want you to think about the love our kids in foster care need – regardless of the season. Through no fault of their own

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS February 11, 2019

Office closed Monday, Feb. 18.

Our offices will be closed on Monday, February 18, in honor of Presidents’ Day.  We will reopen regular hours on Tuesday, February 19.  The post Office closed Monday, Feb. 18. appeared first on Hamilton County Job & Family Services. View Original Source (HCJFS.org) Here.

Prevention/Retention/Contingency (PRC) program growing

The Hamilton County Job and Family Services (HCJFS) PRC team is expanding again. Just a few short months ago the PRC team consisted of three staff members which grew to five and will expand to seven staff during February. Additional funds have become available and policy has been changed to

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS February 8, 2019

Arguing with Your Spouse: Don’t Take the Bait

Mike and Joan were fighting about the mess in the kitchen. Mike perceived his wife’s criticisms as if they were attacks and he was defending himself against her. Joan felt threatened and was protecting herself against his defenses. She was feeling unappreciated and unloved. They were both repeating the behavior

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger February 6, 2019

A reminder: February food benefits were posted in January

Due to the partial federal government shutdown February food benefits were loaded into SNAP accounts on January 20. No further food benefits will be issued until the regularly scheduled dates in March.  If you need food assistance, Freestore Foodbank and its partners can help.  The post A reminder: February food

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS February 6, 2019

Glenn and Marianne Culbertson

http://freestorefoodbank.org/donate Glenn and Marianne Culbertson’s involvement with Freestore Foodbank began over 20 years ago through volunteering at holiday food distributions with their young daughters, Shannon and Molly.  They wanted to spark their children’s involvement in philanthropy by making it a part of their family’s holiday tradition. Glenn has worked at

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Shared by Freestore Food Bank, Sarah Cook for Media Inquiries February 5, 2019

Story In Pictures – February 2019

http://freestorefoodbank.org/donate The year has started out with a bang! We scrambled to provide help for the thousands of families affected by the partial government shutdown. We hosted our Annual Meeting, celebrated the graduation of Class 177 of Cincinnati COOKS!, welcomed Class 5 of LIFT the Tristate, opened a new clinic

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Shared by Freestore Food Bank, Sarah Cook for Media Inquiries February 5, 2019

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