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United Way 2-1-1

  United Resource Connection has partnered with the United Way to help enhance communication and collaboration between area social service agencies. Each resource page on United Resource Connection prominently displays a link to United Way 2-1-1. United Way 2-1-1 provides free, confidential information and referrals, available 24/7. Dial 2-1-1 to

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 27, 2021

513 Relief .org For Pandemic-Related Support Resources

Many new financial resources exist because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of the eligibility requirements for existing low-income resources have been expanded to include more people. All the same, over the past year many people have still found it hard to navigate the complexities of the system and connect

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 26, 2021

Water Debt Forgiveness Program

What is this Forgiveness Program? This temporary program will help customers avoid water shutoffs at their home. Customers must demonstrate they are experiencing economic hardship due to COVID-19 or be at or below specified income levels. What part and amount of my bill will be forgiven? Customers who qualify will

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 19, 2021

KISR! program highlighted nationally for helping educate foster kids during Covid-19

Our Kids in School Rule! program is drawing national kudos for its work helping students in foster care stay in school and find better educational outcomes. KISR! is a partnership between Hamilton County Job and Family Services, Cincinnati Public Schools, the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and Hamilton County

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services March 18, 2021

Hundreds of Hamilton County residents connected to pandemic relief

Hundreds of Hamilton County residents struggling because of Covid-19 got direct access to help Tuesday night during the county’s “relief-a-thon.” Hamilton County Job and Family Services and the Hamilton County administration joined with the United Way of Greater Cincinnati and 20 other agencies  to answer calls from people looking for

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services March 16, 2021

Continuum of Care Orientation: Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 | 10:00 am

NOTE FROM EDITOR: For clarification to those unfamiliar with the CoC, the orientation mentioned in this article is not for homeless individuals and families, but rather for providers serving homeless individuals and families. Dear CoC Community Members, Partners and New Friends – OH-500 Continuum of Care for the Homeless in

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Shared by Strategies to End Homelessness March 16, 2021

Cincinnati among locations for mass vaccine clinics, pop-up clinic

Gov. Mike DeWine announced that 15 long-term mass vaccination clinics will open throughout Ohio to significantly expand regional access to COVID-19 vaccines. One of the clinics will be in Cincinnati. The others: Lima, Maumee, Dayton, Columbus, Akron, Youngstown, Chillicothe, Marietta, Wilmington and Zanesville. Four mobile mass vaccination clinics will also

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services March 8, 2021

Street Reach – Help neighbors in need

Be our eyes in the community. Download Street Reach and help our neighbors in need! What is Street Reach? Street Reach is an app for Android or iOS that allows you to report people experiencing homelessness to our Central Access Point Helpline Intake Specialists. The report includes a general description

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Shared by Strategies to End Homelessness March 5, 2021

Pandemic economic relief: PRC funds available now

If you’re struggling financially because of covid-19, we might be able to help. We have funds available now in our Prevention, Retention and Contingency fund and this money can cover a wide variety of things – rent, utility bills, beds and baby items, to name a few. Because of covid,

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services March 3, 2021

Title XX public hearing March 26

Title XX is a flexible federal funding source that Hamilton County Job and Family Services receives through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) based on an annual allocation. This allocated money is used in the operation of social services programs. ODJFS requires each county Job and Family

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services March 3, 2021

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