Youth 14-24

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The OhioMeansJobs Youth Program serves youth ages 14-24. The program is designed to assist youth in setting realistic goals and objectives to prepare for post-secondary educational and/or employment opportunities.


Comprehensive Case Management Employment Program (CCMEP)

CCMEP provides employment and training services to eligible individuals based on a comprehensive and basic skills assessment of education, employment, and training needs. Participants are provided services to meet goals outlined in their Individual Opportunity Plan (IOP), which may include support to obtain a high school diploma, job placement, work experience, and other supportive services such as childcare and transportation. 

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Services We Provide

  • Paid & unpaid work experiences
  • Educational Services: 
    1. Alternative schooling
    2. Tutoring
    3. Dropout recovery
    4. GED or Equivalent
  • Career coaching
  • Career education/training
  • Preparing for college or work credential training
  • Basics on starting & operating a business
  • Understanding basic financial information
  • Adult mentoring
  • Leadership development
  • Supportive Services: including transportation, childcare, housing, uniforms, and work-related tools
  • Follow-up Services continued for 12-monthstate ccmep green guy Opens in new windows after program


3 Keys to Success

  • Participant’s active participation & communication in the program.
  • Meaningful engagement with Career Coach.
  • Participant strives to obtain their short and long-term goals such as academics, employment, life skills, etc.  


Who is Eligible?  

You may be eligible if you are ages 14-24 and one or more of the following:

  • Low-income, receive public assistance
  • Pregnant, parenting or have a minor in the home
  • Currently or formerly in foster care
  • Homeless or a runaway
  • Disabled
  • Involvement with the court system
  • Need a GED or high school diploma

To participate in the program, certain eligibility requirements or barriers to employment must be met.


For further information about the youth program, contact 

Whitney Renard @ 419-633-5255 (14-18 yrs old) or Sunshine Faunce @ 419-633-5258 (18+)

Check out the Links page for additional resources.

Youth Program Satisfaction Survey

Thank you for visiting our website. As your feedback is important to us, we ask that you complete the satisfaction survey by clicking on the county in which workforce services are being provided, which includes the use of this website.

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