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Prescription Discount Programs

Nearly 3 in 10 American adults who take prescription drugs say that they have skipped doses, cut pills in half, or not filled prescriptions due to cost. Prescription cost may be a very difficult expense for those that don’t have insurance, and those who don’t have sufficient insurance. There are

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 10, 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

Healthcare Services for Homeless

The Cincinnati Health Network serves individuals experiencing homelessness or living with HIV/AIDS in the Tri-State area. They provide the following services at all their locations: Physical Exams, Blood Tests, Medication Assistance, Drug and Alcohol Abuse Screening & Treatment, Smoking Cessation Help, Diabetes Treatment and Education, Dental Referrals, Pregnancy testing, Testing

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 3, 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

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 31, 2024

Free Tax Prep Sites Operated by United Way

The United Way of Greater Cincinnati operates free income tax preparation and filing services to help individuals and families get all the tax credits deserved. With the annual tax deadline approaching in April, connecting with this service can be of great value. Many hardworking people qualify for tax credits, including

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 29, 2024

Free Highfield Discovery Garden Admission with Ohio EBT Card

Visitors with a valid food assistance card (Ohio Direction Card or Ohio EBT card) can receive FREE admission to the Highfield Discovery Garden on regular operating days. The Highfield Discovery Garden is 12-acre garden designed to encourage kids of all ages to explore the natural world in a fun, engaging

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 27, 2024

The ReStore, for Used Furniture, Appliances, and more.

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a home improvement store selling low cost gently used furniture, lighting fixtures, doors, windows, appliances, building materials and more. Low cost appliances like refrigerators and stoves, and furniture like kitchen tables, chairs, couches, beds and dressers, are very helpful when you are on a

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 21, 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 Cooking Classes Hosted by Ohio State University

A FREE basic cooking class series hosted by The Ohio State University will be held at the Golf Manor Municipal Building, located at 6450 Wiehe Road. The cooking series will be held over the course of 10 weeks, from April 2nd to June 4th, 2024, meeting on Tuesday nights from

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 19, 2024

FREE Metro Bus Rides on Primary Election Day, March 19

All Metro services will operate fare-free on primary election day. In an effort to encourage voter participation and ensure accessibility of Hamilton County voters to polling locations, all fixed-route, Access paratransit, and MetroNow! on-demand trips will be fare-free on March 19, 2024, for the upcoming primary election in Ohio. Metro

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 15, 2024

Get A Library Card!

Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library Cards are available to all Ohio residents. You can get a library card by completing an online application or by stopping by your local branch. Having a library card offers numerous benefits that extend beyond the simple act of borrowing books. Library cards grant

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 14, 2024

A Matter of Balance

Falling is a serious risk for aging individuals, as it can lead to severe injuries such as broken bones, head trauma, and even death. As we age, our balance and coordination tend to decline, making us more susceptible to falling. It is crucial for older adults to take proactive steps

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 12, 2024