- Workforce Development Agency
- Other Resources
ODJFS Veterans Workforce Services
The mission of Veterans Workforce Services is to provide policies and procedures regarding veterans programs and services necessary for the state to implement the Jobs for Veterans Act. Our goal is to assist eligible veterans, including disabled veterans, campaign veterans, and other targeted veterans and eligible spouses in alleviating unemployment and underemployment.
If you're transitioning to civilian life or you have previously separated from service, OhioMeansVeterans Jobs offers many benefits designed to assist you and your family.
Ohio Department of Veteran Services
The Ohio Department of Veteran Services is an additional resource that offers many benefits designed to assist you and your family.
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs offers resources for you and your family at the national level.
U.S. Department of Labor, Jobs for Veterans Act
The U.S. Department of Labor has implemented Priority of Service for veterans and eligible spouses in all qualified job training programs. This page offers resources for both the veteran job-seeker and employment and training program providers.
My Plan Online Career Planning
MyPlan is a free online career-planning resource for college students and adult career changers. This tool will help you learn about:
- Careers: Career Database and Video Library
- Assess: interest, values, personality and skills - Knowing about yourself is key to finding career success
- Majors: majors database, what can I do with a major in..?, top 10 list
- Colleges: college rankings, Famous Alumni, financial aid guide and more
Meyer Briggs Personality Test
After completing the questionnaire, you will obtain your type formula according to Carl Jung and Isabel Briggs Myers typology along with the strengths of the preferences, the description of your personality type and the list of occupations and institutions where you can get relevant degree or training.
Financial Aid Assistance
- U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid Website - Official site to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Ultimate FAFSA Resource Guide - Information provided from SmartScholar
Ohio Drivers License and I.D. Services
The mission of the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is to provide prompt, courteous, and efficient services to the public while fulfilling our obligations as set forth in the motor vehicle laws of the State of Ohio.
Lorain County Transit
The mission of the Lorain County Transit is to promote efficient and economic public transportation, which encourages economic development and increases opportunities to enhance independence and the quality of life in Lorain County.
Gohio Commute is funded and operated by members of the Ohio Association of Region Councils and helps commuters all across the state explore commute options, including carpooling opportunities.
Career Exploration & Training
OhioMeansJobs Lorain County
OhioMeansJobs Lorain County provides our residents and employers with one-stop access to a continuum of services that meets the needs of job seekers, workers and employers in the region.
Ohio Labor Market Information
What jobs are in demand? How much do they pay? How many workers are unemployed? If you have questions like these, they have the answers.
Occupational Information Network (O*NET Online)
The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. The database provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers.
State of Ohio Work Permits
To obtain a minor work permit, students/minors should use a pre-application form to gather the necessary information and approvals from their potential employer and from their parents or legal guardian.
United Way - First Call For Help (211)
First Call for Help (2-1-1) provides free and confidential information and referral; call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more. Learn more about your local 2-1-1 by looking it up here.