Job & Family Services Office of Workforce Development
Federal Programs  

The Office of Workforce Development operates several federal programs that focus on improving Ohio’s workforce through career and job search related services, assistance to employers, training, and education. These workforce programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Labor. Click on the links below for more information.
Apprenticeships teach high-level skills for today's workplace by combining classroom and on-the-job training.

Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program (CCMEP) provides employment and training services to eligible individuals based on a comprehensive assessment for low-income Ohioans aged 16-24.


It's Working!
During the past program year, Ohio provided over 592,629
adults and dislocated workers with self-service
and information activities
through our OhioMeansJobs Centers. 

Labor Market Information (LMI) compiles reports and data about employment and unemployment, wages and earnings, job outlook, training resources and careers.

Trade program assists workers who have lost or may lose their jobs as a result of foreign trade, with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support to become reemployed

Veterans' workforce services alleviate unemployment and underemployment for veterans and other eligible persons.

Employment Services, through the Wagner-Peyser Act, provides labor exchange services, such as job search assistance, job referral, and placement assistance for job seekers, and recruitment services for employers with job openings.

Workforce Inventory of Education & Training (WIET) where higher-learning institutions register to become an eligible training provider and list their programs online was implemented March 10th, 2016.  WIET - Getting Started procedures.

Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) are incentives for hiring individuals from certain groups of disadvantaged job seekers.

Last updated: 08/24/2018