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September is National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment services can enable those with substance use disorders to live healthy and rewarding lives. If you are in recovery, we celebrate your success! We’re grateful that you have come this far and for

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Shared by Stefan C. Densmore, United Resource Connection September 8, 2022

Peer Partners Program at NAMI of Southwest Ohio

The National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Southwest Ohio facilitates a one-on-one support system for individuals experiencing situational mental health concerns as well as individuals experiencing heightened symptoms of mental health conditions as a result of the pandemic. Situational anxiety and depression are more prevalent than ever since the COVID-19

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Shared by Stefan C. Densmore, United Resource Connection September 6, 2022

USPS.COM no longer accepting orders for FREE at-home COVID test kits

FREE at-home tests for COVID-19 can no longer be ordered through the online portal of United States Postal Service. Test ordering through this program has been suspended effective Friday, September 2nd, 2022, due to lack of funding from the U.S. Congress. Orders placed before September 2nd will still be fulfilled.

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Shared by Stefan C. Densmore, United Resource Connection September 2, 2022

License amnesty offer extended by JFS

Hamilton County Department of Job & Family Services has announced that they will be extending their amnesty offer to parents whose licenses have been suspended for failure to pay child support. The agency’s You Drive, They Thrive campaign, started last month in connection with national Child Support Awareness Month, emphasizes

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

SNAP EBT appears to be back online after Sunday’s outage.

A nationwide outage was reported on Sunday with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, leaving more than a million people without the ability to use their Electronic Benefits Transfer cards to make payments for food at grocery stores. It is estimated that the outage effected tens of thousands of Ohio residents, who were

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Shared by Stefan C. Densmore, United Resource Connection August 29, 2022

Hamilton County COVID-19 Community Spread Level “Medium”.

HAMILTON COUNTY, OHIO – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have classified Hamilton County as having “Medium” COVID-19 community spread. CDC looks at the combination of three metrics to determine the COVID-19 community level:  new COVID-19 hospital admissions per 100,000 population in the past seven days; percent of staffed inpatient beds

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Shared by Hamilton County Public Health August 26, 2022

Mortgage & Property Tax Help Still Available

If you own a home in Hamilton County Ohio and need assistance with your property taxes or mortgage, you may be eligible for assistance through one of three programs funded through federal stimulus money. While programs like the Emergency Rental Assistance Program in Hamilton County have been suspended due to

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Shared by Stefan C. Densmore, United Resource Connection August 24, 2022

August 2022 CMHA Wait List Openings

On August 22nd, 2022, the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority opened wait list applications for three of their affordable housing communities: Baldwin Grove, Cary Crossing, and Sutter View. Baldwin Grove, located in Springdale, offers one and two bedroom apartments for seniors. The head of household, co-head or spouse must be 62

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Shared by Stefan C. Densmore, United Resource Connection August 22, 2022

Ohio Means Jobs Office

The Ohio Means Jobs Office provides a number of services to help job seekers connect to employers and find fulfilling work. These services include: Free Educational Workshops, Career Coaching and Job Leads, Hiring Events, Training, and Job Transportation services. The office helps dislocated workers and individuals with barriers to employment,

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Shared by Stefan C. Densmore, United Resource Connection August 22, 2022

Finding Assistance For Abortion Services

If you are an Ohioan seeking abortion access out of state due to restrictions or are at risk of missing your appointment because you don’t have the funds, transportation, or are experiencing other logistical issues, there are resources available to help. Those in need can complete an online application form

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Shared by Stefan C. Densmore, United Resource Connection August 19, 2022