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Employment Opportunities and Workforce Training
Discover job opportunities in Ohio and training programs to improve your skill set.
We can help you manage your utility bills and improve your home’s energy efficiency.
Housing and Rental Assistance
Resources for affordable housing, emergency assistance, fair housing and other public services for low-income Ohioans.
Starting a Business
View our reference guide to starting your business in Ohio.
The Department of Development is committed to helping Ohioans improve their lives. Through programs such as HWAP, HEAP, and PIPP, Ohioans can access assistance and improve their energy efficiency. We also administer programs to assist Ohio's entrepreneurial and small and minority business community. Resources include Small Business Development Centers, the Minority Business Development Centers, and International Trade Assistance Centers, as well as the Small and Minority Business Financial Incentives Programs, the Ohio Business Lending Clearinghouse, and Insurance and Financial Development initiatives.