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  • Employment resources
    Whether you are a young person looking for a part-time job, a parent who is out of work or an individual with disabilities planning for independence, resources are available to help you navigate the job search.
    • Employment assistance

      In Stark County, publicly-funded employment services are available to local job seekers who meet set income requirements. Support is also offered for employers and small businesses to help offset hiring costs, so they can expand their workforce with eligible employees. Learn about available community-based work programs and find out if you qualify today.

      • Employment services: young adults

        Securing meaningful employment is key to achieving independence and financial freedom. For young adults starting out in Stark County, it can be helpful to get assistance from community employment programs. Taking advantage of job-seeking classes, skills training and job placement services will help increase the likelihood of getting a good, stable job. Find local resources that help prepare young people for employment success.

        • Career counseling
          In the search for fulfilling work, it’s not uncommon for young adults to be uncertain about how to find career options that match their skills and interests. Learn about local employment resources that help young people in Stark County through every step of the process.
          • Employment & developmental disabilities
            Young adults with developmental disabilities possess a range of skills, talents and capabilities that benefit the workplace. However, many of these individuals fear being turned away from suitable employment, simply because of their disability. Learn about local employment services that offer career guidance, training and job placement to people with disabilities.
            • Employment opportunities for military and veterans
              Members of the armed services offer great value to the workforce. Yet many transitioning to civilian life may need support to find a job. If you’re a veteran who needs direction, taking advantage of local skills training and job placement programs can prepare you for rewarding a career.
              • Military education services
                The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers military and veterans access to various educational assistance programs that are aligned with their career interests and goals. They can choose to pursue a college degree via the GI Bill, enroll in online correspondence courses or explore on-the-job training options.
                • Re-entering the community
                  Re-entering the community after jail time is no easy task. After being released, young people often struggle to find a place in society and require critical services and supports. They may benefit from programs to help rebuild family relationships, reintegrate into school and access public benefits, housing and employment.
                  • October Is Disability Employment Awareness Month

                    When Adam graduated from high school in 2019 he knew he wanted to get a job. “I want to take food orders like my sister,” he said.

                    During school Adam worked hard at developing his reading skills and money counting skills, but even with adapted curriculum he still struggled to get some words right and correctly make change. He also enrolled in a Job Training program his Junior and Senior years to develop other skills.

                    Subsidized Employment Program (SEP)

                    Supports local employers by offsetting the costs of hiring and training new employees.

                    Stark County Job & Family Services, 221 3rd St. SE
                    Canton, OH 44702
                    Phone: (330) 451-8469
                    Phone: (330) 451-8454
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                    Coleman Professional Services: Employment

                    Employment placement and career counseling services for youth, veterans and people with disabilities.

                    400 W. Tuscarawas St.
                    Suite 200
                    Canton, OH 44702
                    Phone: 330-438-2400
                    Phone: 330-438-2400
                    Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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                    Equal Employment Opportunities Commission

                    Protecting individuals from discrimination at work based on age, gender, disability, race, religion, and/or sexual orientation.

                    218 Cleveland Ave. SW
                    Canton, OH 44702
                    Phone: 330-438-4307
                    Phone: 330-438-4307
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                    Goodwill Community Campus: Employment

                    Helping individuals as they overcome barriers to find and keep good jobs:

                    • Career counseling
                    • Assessments
                    • Work adjustment
                    • Job coaching
                    408 9th St. SW
                    Canton, OH 44707
                    Phone: 1 (800) 942-3577
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                    Stark County Job & Family Services: Employment

                    Provides referrals to employment opportunities and programs in Stark County.

                    221 3rd St. SE
                    Canton, OH 44702
                    Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
                    Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
                    Phone: (330) 452-4661
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                    Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

                    Helping to support Ohioans with disabilities as they achieve quality employment and independence:

                    • Customized employment plans
                    • Education
                    • Social Security disability determination
                    816 30th St. NW
                    Canton, OH 44709
                    Phone: (330) 438-0500
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                    Goodwill Community Campus

                    Employment, education and family strengthening services.

                    408 9th St. SW
                    Canton, OH 44707
                    Local: (330) 994-1443
                    Toll free: 1 (800) 942-3577
                    Toll free: 1 (800) 942-3577
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                    Stark County Job & Family Services: Clothing

                    Professional uniforms, clothing and accessories for employment retention. 

                    221 3rd St. SE
                    Canton, OH 44702
                    Phone: (330) 452-4661
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                    North American Indian Cultural Center

                    Employment, education and training opportunities for American Indians and Native Alaskans in Ohio.

                    111 West Ave.
                    Tallmadge, OH 44278
                    Phone: (330) 724-1280
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                    Coleman Professional Services

                    Crisis management, mental and behavioral health, adult care and employment services.

                    400 Tuscarawas St. W
                    Suite 200
                    Canton, OH 44702
                    Phone: (330) 438-2400
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                    Stark County Community Action Agency

                    Offers employment services, financial support and career counseling to the Stark County community.

                    1366 Market Ave. N
                    Canton, OH 44714
                    Phone: (330) 454-1676
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                    Right Path for Fathers Partnership Program

                    Helps fathers overcome barriers to employment to make consistent, dependable child support payments.

                    122 Cleveland Ave. N
                    Canton, OH 44702
                    Phone:: 330-451-8930
                    Phone:: 330-451-8930
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                    Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

                    Payments for medical services and lost wages resulting from injury, occupational illness and/or death during the course of employment.

                    339 E. Maple St.
                    Suite 200
                    North Canton, OH 44720
                    Phone: (330) 438-0638
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                    Adult Career & Technical Education

                    Personal and professional development skills to support adult learners as they obtain industry credentials for career employment in high-demand occupations.

                    2800 – 13th St SW
                    Canton, OH 44710
                    Phone: 330-438-2556
                    Phone: 330-438-2556
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                    Alliance Career Center

                    Supporting students with skills and experience to prepare them for employment in their desired career fields through technical training, continued education and career guidance.

                    500 Glamorgan St.
                    Alliance, OH 44601
                    Phone: (330) 829-2267
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                    Re-Entry Court

                    Providing transitional support for felony offenders as they return to society, including:

                    • Help with housing
                    • Employment services
                    • Anger management programs
                    • Sex offender treatment
                    201 Cleveland Ave. SW
                    Suite 105
                    Canton, OH 44702
                    Phone: (330) 451-7186
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                    Financial Prosperity Center

                    Helping Stark County residents to become financially stable through employment coaching, financial counseling, income support and free tax preparation services.

                    822 30th St. NW
                    Canton, OH 44709
                    Phone: (330) 491-2611
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                    Stark County Job & Family Services

                    For help with the foster system, emancipation, employment, independent living skills, basic needs referrals and more. Visit the Stark JFS website for more information.

                    221 3rd St. SE
                    Canton, OH 44702
                    Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
                    Toll free: 1 (888) 698-6893
                    Local: (330) 452-4661
                    TDD: (330) 451-8879
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                    OhioMeansJobs

                    Serving Stark County employers and job seekers with access to all community partner programs, education, training, counseling and employment opportunities. Visit the website to learn more.

                    822 30th St. NW
                    Canton, OH 44709
                    Phone: (330) 433-9675
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                    Stark Jobs Platform

                    This site was created as a helpful tool for job hunters in the Stark County area. By breaking down employment opportunities by industry, location, and required qualifications, they hope to provide a comprehensive resource for those seeking jobs in Stark County. View the website here.

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                    United Way Auto Repair Program

                    This program provides financial assistance, up to $1,000, for costly vehicle repairs that many working families cannot otherwise afford. With repairs performed by ASE-certified mechanics, we help these families get the reliable transportation they need for employment. Learn more.

                    Phone: 330-491-9971
                    Phone: 330-491-9971
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                    Massillon City Schools Career Technical Education

                    Helping students to develop professional skills and experience to prepare them for future employment:

                    • Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)
                    • Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
                    • Skills USA
                    • Business Professionals of America (BPA)
                    • Educators Rising
                    • Junior Achievement
                    1 Paul E. Brown Dr. SE
                    Massillon, OH 44646
                    Phone: (330) 830-3901, ext. 50206
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                    Ohio’s PRC Program

                    Ohio’s Prevention, Retention and Contingency (PRC) program provides work support, and other services, to help low-income parents overcome immediate barriers to employment. It is funded through the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. Those receiving assistance from other public assistance programs also may be eligible for PRC services. To find out what your county offers and to see if you might be eligible, contact your county department of job and family services.

                    Ohio Works First Directory

                    Stark County PRC Program Plan

                    https://jfs.ohio.gov/OWF/prc/index.stm
                    https://jfs.ohio.gov/OWF/prc/county/StarkCountyPRC.pdf

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