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In order to best protect confidential and other important data, the ODJFS website will no longer support several outdated web browsers. Effective December 5, Internet Explorer 6 or older, Opera 4 or older and Netscape Navigator will no longer work on ODJFS sites that are https-enabled. Individuals can download the most recent version of Internet Explorer here and the most recent version of Opera here.

The following workforce partners and services are available throughout Ohio as required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.

Adult Education and Literacy activities are provided by local schools and non-profit organizations to improve basic skills and reading.

Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) employment and training activities are implemented in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 901 et seq.

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HUD Employment and Training programs provided by local contractors to assist public housing residents with supportive services, resident empowerment, conflict resolution, housing management, jobs and training, apprenticeship, construction training, education, and other related services. 

Postsecondary Vocational Education, provided by Career and Technical Education Centers, to enhance job skills. 
 
Second Chance Act programs for ex-offenders.
  
Title V of the Older American's Act, Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is operated by the Ohio Department of Aging to aid economically disadvantaged older adults (55+) gain work experience and job training. 
 
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and NAFTA Transitional Adjustment Assistance, administered by ODJFS, offers job training, placement, and support for people who lose a job, work hours, or wages due to foreign competition. 

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) 
 
Unemployment Insurance (UI) provides temporary income to workers who are laid off. 

Vocational rehabilitation programs are provided by Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. 

Jobs for Veterans Act programs include the Disabled Veterans Outreach Program and the Local Veterans Employment Representative Program.

Wagner-Peyser Act programs are administered by the ODJFS and include Labor Exchange services.
 
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Programs offer job placement, training, labor market, information, and other related services. Programs include: WIOA Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth; Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker; and Job Corps.

Last reviewed: 08/11/2016