Social Security website can help small businesses

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, the 28.8 million small businesses in the United States represent 99.7% of all U.S. businesses, and employ 56.8 million people. Running a small business can be a 24-7 endeavor. Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, services, and marketing can be challenging. If you are a

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS January 23, 2020

Project Lift aims to help families escape poverty

Project Lift is a unique public/private partnership designed to support Hamilton County families on a journey to self-sufficiency. The goal is to reduce poverty and increase economic mobility. Project Lift, which has helped 455 Hamilton County families since launching in April 2019, operates under the following guiding principles: Family-driven solutions

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

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

Housing Applications accepted Sept 9-12

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority will accept pre-applications for its Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 wait list beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, September 9, and ending at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, September 12. Pre-applications will be accepted online only at www.waitlistcheck.com/OH2265.   The wait list will be filled using a lottery system,

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS August 28, 2019

Child support amnesty offered in August

A suspended driver’s license is a roadblock to working and paying child support. Everyone loses when a child’s basic needs go unmet. Re-establishing regular child support payments is the most successful outcome for children and their parents. In August, Hamilton County Job and Family Services will reinstate driver’s licenses for

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

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