Rapid Response is about re-employment. We're here to serve you and to help find solutions to the temporary challenges that you may face until you become re-employed. Listed below are a variety of links to the many different types of services and benefits for which your family might be eligible. This could include re-employment and training assistance, financial assistance, food assistance, and health care.
Finding a Job
Ohio's statewide job-matching system, OhioMeansJobs.com, has been developed into a more comprehensive online tool. Each county has an OhioMeansJobs Center where you can apply for jobs, learn about training and educational opportunities, and apply for services for which you may be eligible.
Education and Training
Ohio's workforce system provides free job training and other employment services for any Ohioan who needs it. The OhioMeansJobs Centers can help with resume writing, using a computer or accessing training.
The Ohio Literacy Resource Center offers a list of web sites for Ohio Adult Basic and Literacy Education programs. Services may include obtaining the knowledge and skills necessary to find employment.
OhioHigherEd University System of Ohio contains a wealth of information on postsecondary education, college readiness and grants and scholarships.
Read about "The Other 4-year Degree!" and check out the apprenticeship opportunities in Ohio.