Hamilton County Ohio Social Service News
News Archive by Category



Low Income HIV AIDS Healthcare Resources

Access to affordable and adequate healthcare is a fundamental human right, yet low-income individuals and those living with HIV AIDS often face numerous barriers in accessing quality healthcare services. Lack of financial resources, limited access to healthcare facilities, and stigma and discrimination are just a few of the challenges faced

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection May 9, 2024

Immigrant & Refugee Law Center

Immigration and refugee law services play a crucial role in the lives of low-income individuals and families who face legal challenges in their efforts to navigate the complex and often confusing US immigration system. For many, the prospect of paying for legal representation is out of reach, leaving them vulnerable

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection May 8, 2024

Ohio Name Change Legal Clinic

If you have questions about legally changing you or your child’s name and/or gender designation on identity documents in Ohio, FREE confidential legal clinics are available. The clinics are held virtually, every second Wednesday of the month, from 6pm to 8pm, online. Registration is required at least 48 hours in

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection May 1, 2024

Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31 marks the International Day of Transgender Visibility. Transgender Day of Visibility was founded in 2009 by transgender activist Rachel Crandall. Prior to the day’s founding, the only well-known transgender-centered day was Transgender Day of Remembrance, which mourned the murders of transgender people, but did not celebrate their lives

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection March 31, 2024

The Significance of Women’s History Month

This month is Women’s History Month. Women’s History Month is designated as an educational endeavor to increase awareness not just of the contributions but also the unique experiences of women in our history. Women’s History Month is officially recognized in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection March 5, 2024

FREE Mental Health First Aid Training for Teens

The Mental Health First Aid Collaborative is offering a FREE Mental Health First Aid Training for Teens in Ohio and Northern Kentucky. The trainings teach teens in grades 10 through 12, or ages 15 through 18, how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection February 23, 2024

Information Sessions on Criminal Record Expungement, hosted by Center for Social Justice

The Holloman Center for Social Justice is hosting information sessions on the process of criminal record expungement. The sessions are meant to answer questions about record expungement, and help connect individuals in to the relevant resources. The dates and times are February 29th from 6 PM to 7:30 PM, and

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection February 15, 2024

Library Resources Celebrating Black History Month

The Cincinnati Hamilton County Library has a number of resources and events Celebrating Black History. The Forest Park Branch Library is hosting two events in partnership with the Cincinnati Art Museum. There is a February 15th event for youth and a February 26th event for adults. Attendees will explore works by Black artists

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection February 8, 2024

The Significance of Black History Month

This Month is Black History Month, which is officially recognized by the United States, Canada, the U.K., Ireland, and the Netherlands. Black History Month originated in the U.S., where it is also known as African-American History Month. The precursor to Black History Month was Black History Week which was first

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection February 1, 2024

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the only federal holiday designated as a day of service, to encourage all Americans to volunteer to take action toward the improvement of their community. In observance of the national holiday, schools, government agencies, businesses and banks are closed each year on the third Monday

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection January 15, 2024

HCDDS hosts weekly social zoom calls

Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services hosts weekly zoom calls for individuals seeking connection. People with disabilities can join and share about their interests and potentially form connections with other people who have disabilities. The goal is for the joining participants to make friendships through conversation.  The zoom calls are hosted

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection January 1, 2024

Freestore Opens Bea Taylor Market in Lower Price Hill

The Freestore Foodbank has opened an additional location of its food market services, to serve the Del hi, Lower Price Hill, and Sedamsville communities. The location is called the Bea Taylor Market, and is located at 3401 Rosenthal Way. The market is similar to downtown’s Liberty Street location, but with

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection November 1, 2023

Monthly Community Resource Fairs at Cincinnati Public Library

Free community resources fairs are held at the North Plaza of the downtown Main Library on the final Thursday of each month. These resource fairs offer individual assistance to get connected with area services, including access to free primary care health services and medicaid navigation, free legal aid, and discount

Read More
Shared by United Resource Connection September 26, 2023