Children’s Services staff recognized
Director Moira Weir was honored this past weekend to pick up an award for our Children's Services section. The Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers selected HCJFS as the best of all public and private agencies in an 11-county area. NASW is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world.Read More
Three siblings, three families connected foreverRead More
Hamilton County Adoption Day: Photos Show Lots of JoyRead More
Today’s the day. Thirteen kids join nine families. Watch the live stream.
Thirteen children will be adopted into nine families Friday, Nov. 2, as part of Hamilton County Job and Family Services’ 12th annual mass adoption ceremony to celebrate National Adoption Month.Read More
Dakari brings joy to his new family
The name Dakari comes from a Swahili word that means “joyous and happy.” That certainly fits the young man who joins the Kopulos family on Friday. Tracy and Christopher Kopulos picked Dakari up from the hospital nearly two years ago, after he spent 10 days in intensive care. At first he just slept a lot, but with care and nurturing, he started to interact more.Read More
“I wasn’t finished with my family,” mother adopts siblingsRead More
She knew he belonged with her from the first minuteRead More
Getting a head start on the holidays
Christmas will be here before we know it and we all tend to get so busy in December. So we're starting now to gather donated gifts and gift cards, with some special attention this year to kinship families and our kids in Independent Living. With our numbers growing, we will be trying to provide some holiday cheer to more kids than we ever have before.Read More
Do you know a teen in foster care?
If you know a teenager who's in foster care, was previously in care or has aged out, please let them know they're welcome to join Hamilton County's Youth Advisory Board.Read More