Meet our 2017 graduates

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Talbert House Fatherhood Celebration is Saturday

Each Father's Day, Talbert House hosts this free event for dads and families to enjoy a day of games and entertainment, arts and crafts, food and beverages, live music, sports activities, and more. Talbert House is one of the city's leading advocates for promoting fatherhood. There will be free food and drinks, including LaRosa's Pizzeria, United Dairy Farmers ice cream, and SunnyD. Everyone attending will also receive a free Fatherhood Community Celebration t-shirt!

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Thanks to All Who Helped Celebrate the Dream

Last Thursday we presented our annual Celebration of Dreams to honor foster kids who have graduated from high school. We couldn't do it alone.

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Honoring the 40 Percent: Celebration of Dreams Recognized Graduating Foster Children

Only about 40 percent of kids in foster care graduate from high school. Here are some of the graduates we honor during our Celebration of Dreams on Thursday, June 8.

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Dreams Come True with High School Graduation

June is the month we hold our agency’s signature event – Celebration of Dreams – which is our biggest event of the year. On June 8, we will recognize nearly 50 wonderful foster children who have overcome great challenges to graduate high school. For many, this is the only graduation party they will receive. That is why we try to make it a very special occasion. Celebration of Dreams will be held at The Phoenix this year and will feature Inky Johnson, an inspirational and motivational speaker who was headed for an NFL career before an injury crushed his dreams. He uses that life-altering moment as an example of the strength needed to achieve a lifetime of success.

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Happy Birthday to Our June Kids

Happy Birthday to these June birthday kids looking for forever families.

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Mentors Make a Difference

We are always looking for mentors for our kids, mentors to help get kids in foster care through high school and into college. They help with everything from completing FAFSAs to applying for scholarships.

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Cupcake Making and Decorating

Interested in adoption? Join us for cupcake making and decorating with some of the most amazing kids you’ll ever meet. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, June 24 at Bakery Hill at Cincinnati State.

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HCJFS Adoption Effort Earns National Honor

Hamilton County JFS has been recognized with an Achievement Award for children and youth programs from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.

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Meet Our May Birthday Boys and Girls

Happy Birthday to Brad, Derico, Elijah, Goldeci and Jason.

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