Current News

  • St. Joseph Orphanage & Valley Interfaith: A Partnership to Benefit the Local Community July 28, 2017 St. Joseph Orphanage & Valley Interfaith: A Partnership to Benefit the Local Community

    Press Release:

    Accessible Mental Health Services in Hamilton County – No Wait Lists

    St. Joseph Orphanage & Valley Interfaith enter a partnership to benefit the local community

    Cincinnati, OH July 30, 2017:

    Valley Interfaith Community Resource Center has over 55 years of experience in helping assist those in extreme poverty in Hamilton County with Emergency Resources. In recent years the agency has experienced an increase in need from the community.  In 2017 alone, over 1500 households representing over 2800 individuals have utilized emergency services.  Over 50% of those in need were children living in extreme poverty.

     

    “Valley Interfaith has implemented their Strategic Plan to intervene in the poverty cycle to decrease the recidivism rate of those in need.  To accomplish this plan, Valley Interfaith has identified several barriers that hinder the transition of clients from poverty to self-sustainability.  To aid in this effort, we are pleased to partner with St. Joseph Orphanage to provide mental health and behavioral health services to the caregivers and children we serve.” – John Keuffer, Executive Director at Valley Interfaith

     

    St. Joseph Orphanage will be providing access to Behavioral Health Services through Walk In Hours at Valley Interfaith located on 420 W. Wyoming Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45215 on Wednesdays 3pm -6pm.

     

    “There is a huge need for Mental Health Services in South West Ohio and many agencies have long waiting lists. St. Joe’s is determined to provide true access to care without the long waiting lists.” –Kate Mutchler, Marketing Manager at St. Joseph Orphanage   St. Joe’s will continue to provide walk in hours at their existing sites located through South West Ohio.  To find out more visit: www.SJOkids.org or contact their Central Access Department (513) 741-3100 x 2214.

  • Growing Community Partnership April 17, 2017 Growing Community Partnership

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Over the past few weeks we have strengthened continued partnerships and expanded our partner network to include several new. Recently we have been endorsed by Sheriff Jim Neil of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department, Chief Eliot Isaac of the Cincinnati Police Department, and Chief Scott Snow of the City of Reading Police Department. Additionally, we are proud to announce that we have been approved by GLSEN as a certified Safe Space, ensuring all community members are welcome. We look forward to continuing to strengthen and grow our partnership with our community.

  • Announcing Our New Name and Logo! January 25, 2017 Announcing Our New Name and Logo!

    Along with the unveiling of our new strategic plan, we are proud to announce a new organization name and logo! Valley Interfaith Community Resource Center, formerly Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center, chose a name to reflect our future vision of partnership with our community to provide necessary resources and create a sustainable tomorrow. Over the next few months, we will gradually transition to our new name and brand with the leadership of our implementation team.

  • Welcome to Our New Website! November 8, 2016

    We’ve rebuilt our website from scratch! Our new website features information for individuals looking for resources and individuals looking to offer resources. Special new features include an online volunteer application, an event calendar, and open employment opportunities. Our new website also highlights our newly redesigned Mission, Vision, and Core Values. Whatever information you are looking for, we feel confident you can find it on our redesigned site. We invite you to explore!

    We hope you will be patient with us while our new site completes construction! In the next few months, we will be adding several new features worth highlighting, such as a searchable service area map, an opportunity to join our newsletter, expanded donation features, and an entire section dedicated to individuals  seeking to raise their poverty awareness.

    Interested in finding out more about the Valley Interfaith vision for the future? Our strategic plan is now posted!