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Pennrose Development

During the last year, The Port of Cincinnati has been working to implement a multi-stage development plan for Bond Hill's primary business district on Reading Rd between Dale Rd and Andina. For more than six months, they have collaborated with Pennrose Development. Although still in the early stages of applying for funds, they have engaged the community (at the council meetings) to get ideas and provide information about what "could be". On January 3rd, in a 10-4 decision, the community voted to provide a letter of support to Pennrose and the Port to move forward in the application process. As this story progresses, we will be sure to keep you informed.

BHCC Elections!

Bond Hill, your votes were counted and your president remains as Dr. Rea Walden and treasurer as Rhonda Hudson.

Thank you for voting.

CincyFlags Project

CincyFlags is a grant-funded project seeking to professionally design a unique flag for each of Cincinnati’s 52 neighborhoods. With your input, we hope to capture the distinct character and identity in each of our incredible neighborhoods to reinforce local pride and instill in everyone a better sense of place.

Join us at the January 6th Community Council meeting to see the flags that will represent Bond Hill.

Mental Health Resources – Summer 2017

List of Mental Health Resources for Summer 2017

All Cincinnati Public Schools are open through the month of June and will reopen August 1, 2017.  Each school’s mental health partner is accessible during school operating hours and can be reached by contacting the school directly.  Contact The Cincinnati Public Schools Customer Help Department at 513-363-0123 if assistance is needed during the month of July.

  1. MindPeace Cincinnati


A local organization, with the mission of advocating for access to high quality mental health services for children. Their website ( contains a searchable database of mental health providers, partnerships, and resources related to mental health.


  1. PIRC
    The Psychiatric Intake Response Center (PIRC), located within Cincinnati Children’s, is the admission and evaluation center for all psychiatric services.


  1. University Hospital and Mobile Crisis
    Psychiatric emergency services at University Hospital.  They can also connect callers to the mobile crisis unit trained to respond to mental health emergencies.
  2. Lighthouse Crisis Center
    The Youth Crisis Center provides a safe haven for youth ages 10-17 who are physically or sexually abused, neglected, or for some other reason believe they can’t safely be in their own homes.
  3. Drug and Poison
    The Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center (DPIC) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is a 24-hour emergency and information telephone service for anyone with concerns about poison or drugs.
  4. Hamilton County – 281-CARE
    Call 513-281-CARE (2273) or 
text 4HOPE to 839863 for help
    Emergency phone lines are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, offering crisis intervention, information, and referral services.
  5. Mental Health Access Point (MHAP)


Mental Health Access Point (MHAP) exists as the front door to the Hamilton County public mental health system. MHAP, a division of Central Clinic, provides assessment, support, and connections for children and adults residing in Hamilton County who are in need of mental health services.

Cincinnati WORKS

Get a free Kroger Card upon completion of JumpStart training & meeting with a coach by October 31st, 2016

513.744.WORK (9675) or email

The Cincinnati Works approach offers support services to help Members successfully manage barriers to employment. These services include:

  • One-on-One Employment Coaching
  • Financial Coaching
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Behavioral Health & Chaplain Services
  • Educational & Training Resources
  • Transportation & Housing Resources

A Cincinnati Works membership is a lifetime membership. Moving from poverty to self-sufficiency is a process which often requires years to achieve and many obstacles to overcome.

City of Cincinnati 2017 Budget Hearings

Residents of Cincinnati can weigh in on the proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget during a series of upcoming public hearings at recreation centers across the city.

The hearings will take place at Oakley Recreation Center (3882 Paxton Ave.) on June 2, the Reds Urban Youth Academy (2026 Seymour Ave.) on June 6 and the College Hill Recreation Center (5545 Belmont Ave.) on June 7. All hearings will begin at 6 p.m.

All the hearings will be video recorded by CitiCable, and then made available for regular broadcast on cable and on-demand on Vimeo.

Get more information here:

Community Conversation on Childhood Poverty

Please join Michelle Hopkins for a community conversation about Child Poverty in Cincinnati on Tuesday, June 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The event will be held at the new Mercy Health home offices, 1701 Mercy Health Place in Bond Hill.

Come prepared to share your ideas and unique perspective. This will be very interactive.  We’ll have light refreshments for you to enjoy.

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Summer Camp Reading

sr_16_web_mainimage_02So many summer learning opportunities at the Bond Hill Branch of the Cincinnati Public Library.