Ohio Opportunities for New Americans

Resources

Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Purpose

Prepare for, find and keep jobs

Program

Services are offered locally through OhioMeansJobs (job) centers. Job center staff can communicate in many languages both in person and by phone. Services for individuals who qualify include:

  • help finding and earning a job;                
  • skills assessment, including English language proficiency;   
  • short-term job preparation services;           
  • internships and work experiences;      
  • training that is aligned with jobs in high demand;       
  • and supportive services such as assistance with transportation, child care, housing and work tools.

Priority is given to veterans and eligible spouses, low-income individuals, and individuals who need basic skills development.

For Whom

Individuals must be authorized to work in the United States, 18 years old or older and for males, properly registered with the Selective Service. For the dislocated worker program, individuals must also have been employed and lost a job through no fault of their own.

How Much

Free

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