A number of community resources are available in Montgomery County to help job seekers obtain work training and improve their life skills. Listed below are some resources that may be able to provide further assistance:
Child Support Enforcement
Montgomery County residents can now ask questions, voice concerns and learn more about child support collection and enforcement through a live online chat with Montgomery County’s Department of Job and Family Services. Starting today the public will be able to talk live online between 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m, with a child support specialist about their specific case. To access the live chat go to: www.mcohio.org/childsupport
East End Community Services
Provide neighborhood-based job services, connect neighbors to Job Center and other organizations, work with employers in developing jobs, and advocate for our neighbors. Provide GED and job/life skills training both individually and in group sessions, develop working relationships with other agencies and organizations.
Program: Neighborhood Job Connections
Graceworks Lutheran Social Services
Through an interfaith collaborative, families are assisted using a coordination of care (case management) model that provides advocacy, support and life skills education to improve family stability and increase personal and economic self-sufficiency. Services reconnect families with the community, improve opportunities for employment, guides toward setting and achieving personal goals, and encourage personal growth. Volunteer Care Team Mentors are coordinated through area congregations and offer friendship, guidance, and second family support.
Program: Interfaith Care Team Ministry
Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (IMA)
IMA's Family-2-Family program is a back to basic approach of family support. The program offers a wide variety of faith-based services such as peer mentoring, consultation services, collaborations and partnerships, emergency assistance services and training and development.
Address: 2130 W. Third Street, Dayton, OH 45417
Miami Valley Literacy Council
Offers one-to-one tutoring and small group instruction for adults who read below a 6th grade level and those foreign-born students wanting to learn English as a Second Language.
Address: 18 W. First Street, Dayton, OH 45402
Wesley Community Center, Inc.
The agency will provide a full array of support services to needy families which will promote movement away from co-dependency by implementing services to respond to families and individuals in crisis, provide program opportunities to all age groups that will respond to self sufficiency needs, reduce substance abuse, as to eliminate substance abuse as a barrier to self sufficiency, increase general educational attainment, and increase employability.
Address: 3730 Delphos Ave., Dayton, OH 45417
Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc.
Assist, low and moderate income families/individuals with legal and mediation services.
Address: 333 W. First Street, Suite 500A, Dayton, OH 45402
Sinclair Community College
Project Read will be responsible for developing a collaborative infrastructure among adult and family literacy providers in order to provide the four components: adult literacy education, parenting education, early childhood education, and parent and child time together where the parent works with the child in developing his/her cognitive skills.
Program: Adult Literacy/Child Reading Program
United Way HelpLink
Call Center 2-1-1 Information and Referral Hotline
HelpLink Staff are available 24 hours a day to consult with you and direct you to the agency best suited to meet your need. Free access to information and referral service to health and human service agencies in Montgomery, Greene and Preble Counties.