Frequently Asked Questions:
This program sounds too good to be true, what's the catch?
This is a federally funded program designed to assist people in gaining employment. It is a great opportunity for you to utilize, there is no catch.
What is the first thing I need to do if I think I may need training?
Come in and use our learning lab for job search and speak with a professional career advisor.
I have to travel too far, are there OhioMeansJobs Career Centers in other places?
Yes, most counties have a OhioMeansJobs Career Center. Many are located at the local JFS (Job and Family Services) offices. Go to jfs.ohio.gov/owd/wia/wiamap.stm to access an Ohio map, then click on the County closest to you.
Where do I go for help in receiving a GED?
You may always start at the Career Center at OhioMeansJobs Lake County for answers. If we can't help you directly, we will refer you to one of our partner agencies.
How and where do I file for Unemployment?
Office of Unemployment Compensation. You may access their site at jfs.ohio.gov/ouc/ucben/index.stm.
Where is OhioMeansJobs Lake County located?
Employment & Training Division
Lake County Job & Family Services
177 Main Street
Painesville, OH 44077
(440) 350-4000 Main
(440) 918-4219 Lake County West Area
(440) 428-4838 Lake County East Area
Where do I go with child support questions?
For answers, go to the Lake County Job and Family Services website (www.lakecountyohio.gov/lcojfs/Home.aspx).