Child Support Community Outreach Job And Resource Fair Is Thursday

Monday, August 28, 2017

The Hamilton and Bradley Counties Child Support and Families First Workforce offices are holding a special event at which more than 20 employers will be accepting applications and scheduling interviews. The event is intended for all who live in Hamilton and Bradley Counties and the surrounding area.

Positions are available in healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, retail and general labor.

Among the employers looking to hire during this job fair are Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee, CHI Memorial, Integrity Staffing, Trillum Drivers, Randstad, Convergys, and many more.

Motivational speakers will also be present to help with co-parenting strategies, financial planning and more. 

The job fair will be held Thursday form 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Olivet Baptist Church, Kingdom Center,  730 E. MLK Blvd.

This event will provide opportunities for expungement for criminal court legal matters, as well as the opportunity to visit a special booth focused on paternity education. All participants at the fair will have the chance to win door prizes. Non-custodial parents involved in a Tennessee child support case who participate in the resource fair will qualify for a special driver’s license reinstatement opportunity. 

There will be free parking, lunch and refreshments.  

In 2016, more than $34 million child support dollars were collected in Hamilton County. There are approximately 20,550 child support cases, but only 52 percent of parents who owe support are paying on a consistent basis. For more information, visit:

For Hamilton County child support case questions, call Child Support Services of Tennessee at 508-6500.  For Bradley County child support case questions, call Child Support Services of Tennessee at 479-8144.  For Workforce services case questions, call Families First at 535-9185.            


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