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Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program

Lake County currently offers a comprehensive year round program for out of school, at-risk youth between the ages of 16-24. Eligible participants will undergo a thorough basic skills and comprehensive assessment in order to outline specific services necessary to help overcome barriers and achieve goals.

Case Managers from Catholic Charities, OhioGuidestone, Goodwill Industries, and Lifeline Inc. are waiting to assist you with your needs. Your assigned provider will take a client centered, one-on-one, approach to help you build a path to success, despite your challenges. By creating an individualized plan for each youth, it creates a greater opportunity for success and self-sufficiency.

We also offer a technology-rich career center with the opportunity to register with Ohio Means Jobs-Lake County to start a professional job search, along with an array of federally funded services ranging from self-service to intensive assistance. 

Other services include:

  • Skill Building and Assessment
  • High School Diploma or GED Preparation
  • Career Development and College Preparation
  • Resume Building
  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Job Search Development and Job Readiness Skills
  • Possible Subsidized and Unsubsidized Employment Opportunities
  • Post Program and Follow Up Support

Here’s How To Apply:

Please complete and submit the attached application or visit the Ohio Means Jobs Career Center to learn more about potential program eligibility. Once reviewed, you will be contacted to schedule an intake assessment.

CCMEP Eligibility Application

You may be asked to provide additional documentation including:

  • Identity
  • Residence
  • Citizenship (Birth Certificate, Passport)
  • Social Security
  • Verification of disability, involvement with mental health services, IEP’S, or 504 Plans
  • Income Information 

Please note that all information is maintained in strict confidence!

Additional Employment and Educational Resources

Youth Job Seeking Information:


OhioMeansJobs specific youth links

Ohio Minor Labor Law Minimum Wage, and Work permit information:

OhioMinor Labor Law

MinimumWage Information

OhioWork Permit Information

Education and Financial Aid Information:

Ohio Higher Ed University System

Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid Application