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Are you between the ages of 16 & 21?

Do you live in Lake County?



If you answered yes to both those questions, you may qualify for FREE career assistance services.

Lake1Stop has services tailored to your needs.  You will be able to explore your career options while you learn about the "world of work".  Special emphasis is placed on keeping you in school while we help you earn your high school diploma or GED.


  • Job search assistance

  • Browse local job opportunities
  • Interest & skill review
  • Ohio Career Information Software (OCIS)
    • Information on:
      • Occupations
      • Occupation specific pay in Ohio
      • Required qualifications for specific occupations
      • School programs for each occupation
      • How long it takes to get qualified training for the occupation that interests you
      • How much it costs to be  trained to work in the job that interests you
      • Information on getting grants, scholarships and financial aid
    • This tool is absolutely essential if you are just starting out or considering career choices
  • Local labor market information
  • Computer skills training
  • Modern computer lab for your use
  • Use our phones, copiers & fax machines
  • Electronic business directories
  • Resume Assistance
  • Learn & practice interviewing techniques
  • Tap into the "Hidden" job market
  • Post your resume on the Internet
  • Preparing for College?  Check out the to practice for college entrance exams.
  • We'll help determine your eligibility for additional skill training that may lead to FREE scholarships.


  • Click here to download a Pre-application and Objective Assessment packet

  • Or call our Employment Service Counselor
    • Matt Myers at (440) 918-2494 or (440) 350-2494
  • Bring your completed application to Matt Myers at Lake1Stop or
  • Mail your completed application to:
    • Matt Myers, Employment Service Counselor
    • 177 Main Street
    • Painesville, OH 44077
  • Once your application is received, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment to review your application.
  • You may be asked to show proof of one or more of the following:
    • Proof of household income
    • Documentation of involvement with mental health services, if applicable
    • Documentation of disability, if applicable
    • Copy of your birth certificate
    • Your social security card
  • All information will be maintained in strict confidence.




No Appointment Necessary
Weekdays 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


FREE Stop in or Call!









Lake County Commissioners




Lake County Employment & Training Division
Lake County Job & Family Services
177 Main Street
Painesville, OH 44077

(440) 350-4000 Main     (440) 918-4000 Lake County West     (440) 428-4838 Lake County East

TTY/TTD services available in the Resource Center

(Website revision 03/01/14)