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Program Details

Erie County Ready to Work Youth Program

Category: Employment & Training


The WSOS Ready to Work Youth Program provides educational training, occupational skills development and other assistance to Erie County youth and young adults ages 14-24. The program strives to help participants become successful, productive employees. The WSOS Ready to Work Youth Program is funded by Erie County Department of Job and Family Services and U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families funding.


Participants are assigned a Career Coach to assist the youth in obtaining the skills needed in today's employment market. Services include:

  • Alternative secondary school services
  • Entrepreneurial skills training
  • GED preparation, tutoring and testing
  • Leadership opportunities 
  • Supportive services
  • Counseling services
  • Skills training
  • Financial literacy
  • Follow-up services

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be an Erie County youth age 14-24

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Eligible Counties


Contact Information

Erie County
Angela Long (Career Coach), Lily Garcia-Pena (Career Coach)
Erie County DJFS
221 W Parish St
Sandusky, OH 44870
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