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

2019 sets groundwork for even greater 2020

As we say goodbye to 2019 and look ahead to the new year, I am very excited about what JFS has accomplished and where it is headed. Last year started off a bit rocky with a partial government shutdown, but our Family and Adult Assistance staff rose to the challenge

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Shared by Moira Weir January 2, 2020

Child support payment dates for holidays

Due to the Christmas Holiday, payments posted on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 will be disbursed on Thursday, December 26, 2019. December month end processing will begin Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 4:30 PM. SETS will become unavailable at that time. Due to the New Year’s Holiday, payments posted on Tuesday,

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Shared by Moira Weir December 23, 2019

Fatherhood Collaborative wraps its first year back

Bethany House’s Peg Dierkers speaks to the Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 The Fatherhood Collaborative of Hamilton County wrapped up the first year of its rebirth on Tuesday.  Hamilton County Job and Family Services led an effort to reform the collaborative after a two-year absence. HCJFS

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Shared by Moira Weir December 11, 2019

Staying Power fuels JFS

Our agency recently launched a campaign to recognize those we lean on while helping nearly half a million Hamilton County residents every year. Our 800+ employees work every day so many in this community can have better tomorrows. Among the work: Protecting children and the elderly Ensuring families have access

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Shared by Moira Weir November 1, 2019

Strategy resulting in a better JFS

It is a new day at Job and Family Services. Change won’t occur overnight, but, make no mistake about it, change is underway. The JFS our staff and our consumers know now is evolving into a stronger, better organization. We have three pillars of strategy we are pursuing over the

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Shared by Moira Weir September 30, 2019

Amnesty month brought in $25k

As part of Child Support awareness month in August, we again offered license amnesty. It was a chance for some people who owe child support to get their suspended licenses back if they paid a portion of their total child support obligation and reported their employment so wages can be

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Shared by Moira Weir September 10, 2019

Taking care of the caretakers

Trauma can have life-long consequences.    We see the effects every day: trauma from leaving home and family, trauma from abuse or neglect, trauma from a family member’s mental illness or substance use, trauma from living in poverty.   We never lose sight of this. I ask our workforce to respond

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Shared by Moira Weir August 28, 2019