Drive-thru in a SNAP

Ohio residents who receive food assistance can now shop online and pick up groceries in their cars. Federal rules say SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits cannot be used for food delivery. But retailers are no longer required to submit waiver requests to allow online shopping and curbside pickup for

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Shared by Hamilton County Job & Family Services April 2, 2020

McCartney Named Agency’s Interim Director

Hamilton County Job and Family Services’ Chief Operating Officer Tim McCartney has been named interim director of JFS and will assume those duties when Director Moira Weir leaves in early March. The Board of County Commissioners appointed McCartney today. The commissioners did not specify a time frame to fill the

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS February 13, 2020

14,000 food assistance recipients visit Cincinnati Museum Center in first year of discount program

The Cincinnati Museum Center’s “Museum for All” program served more than 14,000 food assistance recipients since November 2018. Through a partnership with JFS, Museum for All offers discounted membership or admission at the Center’s three museums to those participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Approximately 100,000 Hamilton County

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS December 27, 2019

Scam targeting food assistance recipients

Ohio’s Department of Job and Family Services has learned of a potential scam targeting recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Some SNAP recipients have been connected to a fraudulent customer service number and were asked to provide a credit card number or be charged “shipping fees” for a

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS December 20, 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

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, Director of HCJFS September 30, 2019

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