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Cincinnati Nature Center offers discounts for SNAP and WIC recipients

The Cincinnati Nature Center offers a 50% discount for families and individuals receiving food assistance. If you are currently enrolled in SNAP or WIC, you can join or renew with a 50% discount. Proof of participation is required with a valid EBT card and photo ID, provided in person at the Membership

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Shared by United Resource Connection December 1, 2021

Free parking and $2 per person admission at CMC for SNAP and Medicaid Recipients

Cincinnati Museum Center participates in Museums for All! Museums are places for learning, but they’re fun, too! Come learn with us in new and exciting ways. We invite families to learn and explore together to build strong individuals, strong families and strong communities. All SNAP and Medicaid cards accepted. Guests

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Shared by United Resource Connection November 26, 2021

Social Security Statements Available Online

The Social Security Administration creates an annual statement for each individual, showing how much you have paid in Social Security and Medicare taxes, and much you would get in Social Security benefits when you reach full retirement age. The Social Security Administration recalculates your retirement benefit each year after getting

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Shared by United Resource Connection November 26, 2021

Cincinnati Zoo offers discounts for food assistance recipients

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is offering discounted tickets and season passes to community members who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. The Zoo Access for All program encourages families and individuals of all backgrounds to visit the zoo by showing their SNAP card and a photo ID to receive

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Shared by United Resource Connection November 20, 2021

The Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County

Being a single dad: Jamel Kirk. This is a story you don’t hear often. It’s about a young man who unexpectedly finds himself a single father raising two little girls and doing a good job at it. The life jolt Jamel Kirk didn’t expect has become his greatest blessing. And

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

Our regional response to ending homelessness

Strategies to End Homelessness serves as the lead agency for the Cincinnati-Hamilton County Continuum of Care for the Homeless and oversees funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A role we have held since 2007. Now we’re taking a regional response to ending homelessness. We oversee and coordinate

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Shared by Strategies to End Homelessness November 16, 2021

pre-Thanksgiving Food Distribution

The Cincinnati Reds and Reds Community Fund will be co-hosting a pre-Thanksgiving food distribution event with the Freestore Foodbank Thursday, November 18th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Reds Youth Academy – 2026 E. Seymour Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45237. Families will receive turkey/chicken, food box with holiday items & fresh produce. This

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Shared by United Resource Connection November 15, 2021

Duke Energy Offers Help for Ohio Customers with Higher Winter Bills

Duke Energy has published information summarizing the assistance programs they have available to Ohio customers, anticipating the higher energy costs of the coming winter months. In addition to this they have included a list of local, state, and federal assistance programs, and energy saving tips for lowering winter utility bills.

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Shared by United Resource Connection November 2, 2021

Who is most likely to become homeless?

Who is most likely to become homeless? People Facing Eviction? Local and national data indicate that very few people go straight from being evicted into literal homelessness, even in non-COVID-times. Millions of dollars are currently available through the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan to assist people who are

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Shared by Strategies to End Homelessness October 21, 2021

Focus on Family Homelessness

In response to the rise of family homelessness in Cincinnati, the Solutions for Family Homelessness Plan was released in 2015. This collaborative group is on a mission to end family homelessness: Strategies to End Homelessness, Bethany House Services, Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cincinnati, St. Vincent de Paul Society, The Salvation

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Shared by Strategies to End Homelessness October 19, 2021

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