About OhioMeansJobs Belmont County

Mission Statement

Operating under the guidelines of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, OhioMeansJobs Belmont County was created for Belmont County businesses and citizens in order to provide a single system that offers an array of employment, education and training programs and partners' services. The goal of OhioMeansJobs Belmont County is twofold:

  • Coordinate programs and resources in Belmont County so individuals have easy access to a seamless system of workforce investment services that will enhance their long-term employability.
  • Access for businesses to employment and training information that will meet their workforce and developmental needs

OhioMeansJobs Belmont County is a combined effort of the following groups . . .
(by clicking on the groups underlined you can be linked directly to their websites)

  • Belmont County Department of Job and Family Services
    Provides the Ohio Works First Program, Food Stamps, Children Services, Child Support, Medicaid, Transportation and Workforce Investment Act services.
    740.695.1074 or 1.800.494.1616
    E-mail: pleled@odjfs.state.oh.us

  • Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
    Unemployment compensation
    claim services
    TTY: 1.888.642.8203

  • Mideast Career and Technology Centers
    Provides the Adult Basic and Literacy Education Program which offers educational opportunities for adults who lack the basic skills needed for effective citizenship, further education and productive employment
    740.699.0230 or 1.800.350.1242

  • Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
    Provides vocational evaluation, diagnostic testing, medical treatment, job training and placement services, and employment and training opportunities for disabled persons
    TTY: 1.800.282.4536 (Ohio Only) or 614.438.1200

  • Community Action Commission of Belmont County
    Provides over 25 programs to help low income residents of Belmont County overcome poverty. Programming is offered in the areas of employment, housing, education, health, nutrition, transportation, childcare, and income management.

  • Senior Community Service Employment Program
    Provides employment and trainging oppertunities for low, moderate or no income job seekers aged 55 or over.
    740.633.5627 or 1.877.516.5627

  • Veteran's Program
    Provides employment and training assistance to Veterans
    740.633.5627 or 1.877.516.5627

  • Belmont Collegewww.belmontcollege.edu
    Provides post-secondary education through multiple certificate and degree programs. Continuing education oppertunities, financial aid assistance, and career counseling are available for students. Workforce development and training for business and industry.
    740.695.9500 or 1.800.423.1188