Youth Programs


Workforce Programs cover a variety of topics that will help and enable young people towards a solid education which will lead to viable employment. Our services include the following:

  • Helping youth obtain their high school diploma or GED
  • Tutoring, and study skills development
  • Summer work experience
  • Paid and unpaid work experience
  • Occupational skill training
  • Supportive services such as help with transportation, books and uniforms
  • Mentoring
  • Counseling
  • Follow-up which will allow us to work with each youth for 12 months after they have completed the program
  • Leadership development

These are our partners who help youth in Geauga, Ashtabula and Portage Counties:

Ashtabula County

Ashtabula County Technical and Career Center
1565 S. R. 167
Ashtabula, Ohio 44047

Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County
17 North Market St.
Jefferson, Ohio 44047

Contact Hattie Grubke-Barnard for more information: 440-994-1234

Geauga County

Services Provided at the OMJ-Geauga Center
12480 Ravenwood Drive
Chardon, Ohio 44024

Contact Margo Reda for more information: 440-285-9141.

Portage County

Family & Community Services
705 Oakwood Street
Ravenna, Ohio 44266

Leadership Portage County
112 South Water Street, Suite A
Kent, Ohio 44240

Contact Mandy Minnick for more information: 330-296-2841