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Youth Employment Program Eligibility Application

Hamilton County Job & Family Services has an online application for the Youth Employment Program. The Hamilton County Youth Employment Program provides jobs and year-round job readiness training for Hamilton County residents ages 14 to 21. The program attempts to help young people in Hamilton County find work, explore careers

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services June 1, 2022

GCWW Wants Help Sharing Resource Information

As you may know, Greater Cincinnati Water Works recently began water disconnections due to delinquent bills, after pausing them for the COVID-19 pandemic. Greater Cincinnati Water Works and other area organizations have financial assistance available to get water service restored but need your help getting the word out. If you

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 27, 2022

Local Libraries Offer Free Online Language Learning Services

Cincinnati & Hamilton County public libraries offer free online language learning services. There are more than 100 languages from which to choose, from Afrikaans to Zulu. This is a great resource for anyone struggling to learn English, Spanish, or any other of the languages spoken in Hamilton County. The online

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 27, 2022

Free “Discover Summer” Kits for Kids

Research shows that kids who practice reading and math skills over the summer can keep and even improve upon the progress they made during the school year. Now more than ever, it is important to help kids keep their skills sharp. Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Libraries are committed to

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Shared by Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library May 26, 2022

Invitation to Guide Mission of Safe Housing Options

Looking at the act of racial terrorism in the recent Buffalo shootings, and many other acts against black and brown individuals, it is understood that many colleagues, partners, direct service providers and clients enter vulnerable spaces. No one should tolerate the absence of addressing the safety and well-being of those

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Shared by Strategies to End Homelessness May 24, 2022

Baby Formula Shortage F.A.Qs

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, there have been significant shortages of infant formulas in stores. Current shortages have been largely caused by supply chain issues and the recent recall of several baby formula products over concerns about cronobacter contamination, in U.S. produced powder formulas, including Similac, Similac PM 60/40, Alimentum, and Elecare. The U.S.

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services May 19, 2022

FREE Baseball Clinic offered at Withrow High School May 21st

A baseball clinic will be sponsored by Spencer Athletics at the Withrow High School baseball field on Saturday, May 21st.  This opportunity is available for students in grades 3 through 12 and will be an instructional day of baseball with experienced coaches to develop skills.   Please register ASAP as

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 16, 2022

Meals for Seniors Can Be Picked Up at Local Recreation Centers

Many Seniors in Hamilton County live independently but are having trouble obtaining meals during the COVID-19 State of Emergency. A great resource for these individuals (Seniors 60 years and older) is available through the Cincinnati Recreation Commission in partnership with The Council on Aging of Southwest Ohio.   Meals are

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 16, 2022

You Can Now Order a 3rd Round of Test Kits FREE from COVIDTests.gov

The US Postal Service has updated its free at-home COVID-19 test webpage, indicating that citizens can now place an order for a third round of government-provided rapid tests. Compared to previous rounds, you’ll be sent double the number of tests — eight instead of four. The procedure is largely the

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 16, 2022

Unsheltered Homelessness in Cincinnati

Most people who experience homelessness in Cincinnati are sheltered. But each year hundreds of neighbors experience unsheltered homelessness (or street homelessness) in our community. Unsheltered homelessness increased slightly in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, since 2013 street homelessness in Cincinnati is down by 39.5%. This type of homelessness

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Shared by Strategies to End Homelessness May 16, 2022