Services help youth, ages 16-21, to be successful in school, get training, prepare for work,
explore different careers and get the services and support they need to make good decisions and to
This program provides paid work experiences, opportunities to learn new skills,
develop positive character traits and become good citizens of their community.
This program is
usually 12 months long.
Participants will be capable of obtaining and maintaining employment.
- Emotionally disabled
- Physically disabled
- Developmentally disabled
- Severely disabled
- Those with multiple disabilities
- Underemployed, inappropriately employed
The individual referred must meet all facility admission criteria, must be
between the ages of 16-21, be at risk of dropping out of school or have dropped out previously,
must be underprivileged or disabled and be deemed eligible by Lake County Job & Family
Services Provided Goodwill’s year 'round Youth Services program is designed to help youth,
both in school and out of school, ages 16-21 move forward on the road to self-sufficiency by
providing access to services that support academic success, vocational readiness, career
exploration and personal growth. Our services are individualized to meet the unique needs of
Program services are:
- ABLE basic skills/GED test preparation
- Afterschool programs/leadership activities
- Career awareness
- Career exploration
- Community service
- Paid and unpaid work experiences
- Job development and placement
- Mentoring/job shadowing
- Summer employment
Case management/supportive services and follow up services.
Expected Client Outcomes: It is expected that the client would improve their academic success,
receive a high school diploma and/or GED, move on to higher education and become employed.
How can you access this service? For more information call Ashtabula Goodwill, Inc. Serving
NE Ohio & NW Pennsylvania (440) 954-3565.