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FREE Annual Parking Permits for Hamilton County Parks if you have an EBT Card

Leisure activities and routines are crucial for maintaining good mental health. Engaging in activities such as going to a park can be an essential part of a self-care routine. For some people with mental health challenges or disabilities, they may need assistance in establishing these routines and transportation. Hamilton County

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Shared by United Resource Connection July 3, 2024

Extra money this summer for kids meals

Extra money is available to SNAP recipients this summer to make sure kids are getting the meals they need during summer break. Traditionally there has been no change in the amount of SNAP benefits one receives during the school year and summer, despite the fact that children have lunch provided

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 27, 2024

$50 in Coupons Available for Seniors to use at local Farmers’ Markets

The United States Department of Agriculture has a Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program which provides fresh, nutritious, unprepared locally grown fruits, vegetables, fresh cut herbs and honey through farmers’ markets and roadside stands.  The Farmers’ Market Senior Coupon Application is available online and very simple to complete. No documents are

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 18, 2024

FREE Fruits & Vegetables Using SNAP E B T at Participating Locations throughout Ohio

Access to fruits and vegetables is essential for maintaining good health and overall well-being. For low-income individuals and families, limited access to affordable and fresh produce can pose a significant barrier to achieving a balanced and nutritious diet. This can lead to an increased risk of chronic health conditions such

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Shared by United Resource Connection June 5, 2024

2024 Summer Meal Finder Map

All children under the age of 18 are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months through a program offered by the Ohio Department of Education. Individuals ages 19 through 21 are also eligible for this program, if they have been identified as having mental or physical disabilities, and

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 31, 2024

Findlay Market Has FREE Delivery and $25 in Free Produce for SNAP EBT Recipients.

If you have SNAP EBT benefits you can use the Findlay Market shopping app to obtain free delivery and no service fees on your orders. The Findlay Market shopping app is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play.  During checkout, the delivery and service fees will be visible in

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 23, 2024

Assistance Obtaining Women’s Apparel for Employment Success

“Dress for Success Cincinnati” is an organization that provides professional clothing to women returning to, or entering, the workforce. Many women entering the workforce encounter in which they need appropriate attire to have a successful job interview, but can’t afford proper attire for the interview without a job. Dress for

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 17, 2024

Mobile Fresh Food Market Visiting 11 Neighborhoods, Accepts SNAP EBT Payments

Where do you go to buy food for your family when it takes an hour by bus to get to the nearest grocery store? What do you eat when processed food and corner-store snacks are the only things within reach, or the only affordable options? Healthy Harvest Mobile Market visits

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 15, 2024

Healing Center provides food, clothing, personal care, and health services.

The Healing Center, located in Springdale at 11345 Century Circle, provides a number of services to struggling individuals and families. The services are freely available on a walk-in basis regardless of the county, city or state of one’s residence. Services include a food pantry and clothing closet, as well as

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 9, 2024

Hamilton County’s 5 1 3 Relief Bus Services

Hamilton County has a bus that visits local neighborhoods to provide health screenings, mobile healthcare, and enrollment assistance for a wide variety of social services and economic relief programs. The bus is called the “5 1 3 Relief Bus”. The 5 1 3 Relief bus schedules visits with municipalities throughout

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 5, 2024

Apply Online for Job & Family Services

The Hamilton County Department of Job & Family Services has an online portal that allows individuals and families to apply for services completely online. The portal allows applicants to sign electronically when submitting their application for services. The Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services offers a number of

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 20, 2024

FREE Pack-and-Plays Available for Eligible Families through the Health Department

The Ohio Department of Health, Bureau of Maternal, Child and Family Health partners with Cribs for Kids and local organizations throughout Ohio to provide free pack-and-plays and safe sleep education to eligible families.  Many homes lack safe sleeping spaces for babies. Sleeping in a bed with a baby or placing

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Shared by Hamilton County Public Health December 27, 2023

Free Christmas Meals

Good Plates Eatery near the University of Cincinnati is serving a Christmas Eve meal at noon, at their location on 235 W McMillan Street, in Clifton. Anyone is welcome to either pick up a meal, or stay and eat. On Christmas day, the Parish Kitchen in Covington is offering a

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Shared by United Resource Connection December 23, 2023