Learning, Earning and Parenting (LEAP) Program

The Learning, Earning, and Parenting Program is designed to help teen parents and pregnant teens, who are receiving Ohio Works First (OWF) cash assistance, graduate from high school or earn the High School Equivalence Diploma (HSED). 

Teen parents and pregnant teens under age 19 and receiving OWF cash assistance are required to attend either a regular school setting, such as middle school or high school, or classes to prepare them to take the HSED exam.

Teens who participate in the program receive cash bonuses for regularly attending classes, grade completion, and graduation.  Supportive services, such as child care, are available for the hours that the teen is attending school.  Those who choose not to participate with the program will have part or all of their OWF check taken away.

Shelby County Job Family Services Learning Earning Parenting LEAP Program

For more information about the LEAP Programs, please call

937-498-4981

Select option 5 and then option 6

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Employment Workshops

OhioMeansJobs Shelby County
offers free employment workshops.
Workshop participants have the
opportunity to improve their job
seeking skills to aid in finding a
new job or to brush up on skills
to retain a job once they are working.
Workshops are taught by instructors
from Upper Valley Career Center and
the Adult Basic Literacy Program (ABLE).
To register for a workshop, call
OhioMeansJobs Shelby County at
937-498-4981 Extension 2816

 

Resume Writing Workshop
Emphasis on the importance of a resume.
Writing high quality cover letters.

11/27/17, & 12/11/17


Interviewing Skills Workshop
Selling yourself at the interview.
Difficult interview questions.

12/13/17


Job Search Skills Workshop
Review methods to find job openings.

12/6/17


Good Employee Skills Workshop
Review Employer Expectations.

11/22/17, & 12/20/17


Basic Computer Skills Workshop
Review basic computer skills and get signed up for an online course.

11/29/17, & 12/27/17

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ADDRESS 227 South Ohio Avenue
Sidney, Ohio 45365
PHONE 937-498-4981
FAX 937-498-7396
HOURS M, W, TH, F - 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesdays - 7:30 am - 6 pm