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. Knowing how to find and keep a job is critical for a successful transition to adulthood and a life of financial stability.

Finding employment

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
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

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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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

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

Work Experience Program (WEP)

Program participants are matched with local businesses and organizations in exchange for public assistance benefits. View the brochure to learn more.
Stark County Job & Family Services, 221 3rd St. SE
Canton, OH 44702
Phone: (888) 698-6893
Discrimination in the workplace

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

Ohio Civil Rights Commission

Enforcing state laws against discrimination in the workplace.
161 S High St.
Suite 205
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: (330) 643-3100
Career counseling


Bridges is a voluntary program for young adults in the foster care system who are ages 18, 19 or 20. It provides guidance and support during the transition to adulthood for individuals who are in school, working or have a qualifying medical condition.
Phone: (614) 656-6328

Rural Opportunities Inc.

Supporting Alliance residents with career and vocational counseling services.
247 East Main St.
Alliance, OH 44601
Phone: (330) 821-4740

Stark Regional Correction Services (SRRC)

Opportunities for individuals in the criminal justice system to become more productive and self-sufficient members of the community.
4433 Lesh St.
Louisville, OH 44641
Phone: (330) 588-2500

Greater Stark County Urban League

Helping Stark County residents to develop responsibility, independence and life skills through job readiness and re-entry services.
1400 Sherrick Rd. SE
Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 754-1576
Unemployment and workers’ compensation

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

Unemployment Compensation

Call toll-free to apply for Ohio unemployment benefits. Find answers to frequently asked questions to prepare for the application process.
Phone: 1 (877) 649-6562