Community Employment Resource Map
Lorain County has a wide range of potential employment opportunities, including employment in the service sector. To promote community employment, Lorain County markets the strengths and abilities of workers with disabilities to potential employers. Community education also plays a large role in maintaining positive partnerships with businesses, who are seeking a reliable and dependable workforce.
Lorain County has taken a leadership role in their community in collaborating to assist individuals during the transition from school to work. They also have several active partnerships such as Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, and other agencies that provide support for specific job skills. One individual served was able to turn his love of music into a start-up business, operating a disc-jockey service. Services from both Ohio Means Jobs-Lorain and the Lorain County Board of DD supported this opportunity.