OhioMeansJobs - Lake County, Ohio

Job Seekers

    For your Job Search, OhioMeansJobs Lake County provides:
    • Job Search Assistance
    • Resume & Cover Letter Assistance
    • Interviewing Techniques Assistance
    • Interest & Skill Review
    • Employment Service Counselors are available for guidance
    • List of Local Hiring Events (job fairs, local job openings, etc.)
    • Tutorials to learn computer skills and software
    • 31 computers available for job seekers
    • Phones, Scanner, Copier, & Fax machine available to contact employers
    • ESOL (English for speakers of other languages):  To practice lessons or use Rosetta Stone, visit the Career Center
    • GED (General Education Diploma):  Links to agencies to help you get your GED


    NOTICE OF LIMITED FUNDS STATUS


    Lake County (Local Workforce Area #5) has declared Limited Funds Status effective July 1, 2014 thereby limiting the training services eligible for funding from the area's "Adult" formula allocation. This notice will remain posted and be applicable until such time that Adult funds are identified to adequately cover the year's anticipated on-going costs. This notice will not affect the delivery of universal and core services for the purpose of assisting job seekers with employment and it does not affect any services for eligible Dislocated Workers. All "Adult" participants interested in training services must complete an Adult Priority of Training Services Checklist which will be maintained by the Employment & Training Supervisor.

    Training Provider/Program List

    GED (General Educational Development) Links:
    Ohio Department of Education – GED

    Get answers to questions like:  How do I get my GED?  Where do I take the GED? Where can I find GED practice sites? How do I get official GED transcripts?  How do I get official GED duplicate diplomas?

    Ohio Department of Education – GED Testing Centers

    Auburn / ABLE GED Information

    Painesville ABLE GED Preparation

    GED Classes in Ohio - Guide for a Better Educated America

    ESOL (English for speakers of other languages):

    Rosetta Stone is available for use on the Career Center computers.

    Adult Education

    Auburn Career Center

    Cleveland State University

    Lake Erie College

    Lakeland Community College

    University of Akron

    Youngstown State University

    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).

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