Community Employment Resource Map

Licking County

Licking County Resident

Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Licking DD) supports a diverse array of community employment positions such as: retail, food service, manufacturing, clerical, and maintenance. They are looking to further develop higher-skilled positions and arrange training for the individuals they serve, ensuring job seekers are better prepared.

For over 30 years, Licking DD has provided integrated employment services. They have whole-heartedly adopted the message of Employment First and have approved a county-level Employment First Policy. Community employment staff applies strong person-centered planning as a foundation to finding positions to fit the interests and strengths of the individuals served.

They have had a strong relationship with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities for several years, making referrals for individuals to receive job training and placements. The longevity of this relationship has led to open communication and a positive relationship. Licking DD has an informal relationship with the Chamber of Commerce, promoting integrated employment through awareness and outreach. Additionally, they have a unique partnership with Ohio Means Jobs. This agency has hired a person to develop jobs specifically for individuals with developmental disabilities and Ohio Means Jobs and Licking DD work together to place individuals as a team.