Hamilton County JFS

Hamilton County Human Resources

Hamilton County Commissioners are debating what to do with what could be up to $60 million in surplus levy funds. 

Commissioners approved a $22.5 million settlement Wednesday between Hamilton County Job and Family Services (JFS) and the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services.

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After the March death of a two-year-old whose family was in the Job and Family Services system, Hamilton County leaders ordered a review of the child welfare system.  Prosecutor Joe Deters says the review found no fault with the system but reforms are needed.