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, Director of HCJFS December 11, 2019

Governor DeWine Announces Children Services Transformation Advisory Council, Regional Forums

Ohio now has a new Children Services Transformation Advisory Council aimed at reviewing the state of Ohio’s foster care system and developing recommendations for improving the experience of children and families. The advisory council was created to build on the historic investments included in the State Operating Budget providing more opportunities

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS November 7, 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, Director of HCJFS November 1, 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, Director of HCJFS September 10, 2019

September is Kinship Care Month

When we say a child is in kinship care, it means that when the child was no longer able to safely live with parents, a relative or a non-relative adult who has a bond with the child (maybe a teacher, minister, long-time family friend) stepped up to take the child

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS September 10, 2019

Employers can get child support help.

Hamilton County employers are crucial to the child support process and ensuring this community’s children receive the support they need. Are you an employer with questions about calculating withholding or medical premiums? Do you want to find out about the many ways of sending payments? Are you struggling with processing

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS August 1, 2019

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