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Employment and education resources include:

  • After-School All-Stars Columbus
    1743 West Lane Avenue, Columbs, OH 43221, 614.257.1678
    Hours of Service: 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Cost: Free
    Service: Health/wellness
  • All THAT
    1375 S. Hamilton Rd. (Rear Door). Columbus, OH 43227, 614.745.0007
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Free
    Service: Mental health, health and wellness, education
  • Alvis
    2100 Stella Court, Columbus, OH 43215, 614.252.8402
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Free
    Service: Education, employment, mentoring, and health and wellness
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio
    1855 E. Dublin-Granville Rd., Columbus, OH 43229, 614.839.2447
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Free
    Service: Mentoring, education
  • Buckeye Hope Community Foundation
    1183 Essex Ave., Columbus, OH 43201 (YouthBuild), 614.291.0805
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Free
    Service: Education, employment, mentoring, and health and wellness
  • City Year Columbus
    35 North Fourth St., Columbus, OH 43215, 614.586.4520
    Hours of Service: Varies - typically length of school year
    Cost: Cost effective
    Service: Education and employment
  • Columbus Metropolitan Library
    Main Library - 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, OH 43215, 614.645.2275
    Hours of Service: After school hours as needed
    Cost: Free
    Service: Education, employment, and mentoring
  • Columbus Urban League
    788 Mount Vernon Ave., Columbus, OH 43203, 614.257.6300
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Free
    Service: Mental health, health and wellness, education, and employment
  • COVA - Center of Vocational Alternatives (Columbus location)
    3770 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214, 614-294-7117
    Hours of Service: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Cost: Free
    Service: Employment
  • COWIC - Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation
    1111 E. Broad St., Suite 201 - Columbus, OH 43205, 614.559.5157
    Hours of Service: Monday - Wednesday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Cost: Free
    Service: Internship/Job Prep
  • Educational Service Center of Central Ohio
    2080 Citygate Drive, Columbus, OH 43219, 614.445.3750
    Cost: Free
    Service: Education, employment, health and wellness, and mental health. Works to prepare children for college and future careers (can provide years of service depending on services needed).
  • Eckard Workforce Development
    job readiness training, GED and high school diploma assistance, certifications, internships, supportive services, paid work experience, and skill training for youth
    80 S. 6th Street, Lower Level, 614.312.4935
  • Hilltop Shalom Zone
    514 Columbian Ave., Columbus, OH, 614.398.1230
    Hours of Service: Open Monday - Friday from 2:30 - 6:00 p.m. on days when Columbus City Schools are in session
    Cost: Free
    Service: After school care
  • Hittle House
    774 Internet Dr., Columbus, OH 43207, 614.443.5454
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Varies
    Service: Education, mentoring, mental health, and health and wellness
  • J. Ashburn Jr. Youth Center
    85 S. Clarendon Ave., Columbus OH, 43223, 614.279.0012
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Free
    Service: Mentoring, education, mental heath, health and wellness
  • The Mentoring Center of Central Ohio
    195 N. Grant Ave, Columbus, OH 43215, Main Office: 614.839.2447
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Cost
    Service: Mentoring, Employment, Education, and Other Benefits: leadership roles and skills formed for mentor position
  • Nehemiah House of Refuge "Building Lives of Men"
    1433 East Main St., Columbus, OH 43205, 614.824.1338
    Hours of Service: Extensive
    Cost: Cost
    Service: Mentoring, Education, Health and Wellness, Employment
  • New Directions Career Center (women only)
    199 E. Rich St., Columbus, OH 43215, 614.849.0028
    Hours of Service: Programs vary. Office hours: Monday -Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Cost: Sliding scale fee
    Service: Education and employment
  • Serve Ohio
    30 East Broad St., Suite 2487, Columbus, OH 43215, 614.728.2916
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Free
    Service: Health and wellness and other benefits: community relationships
  • Simba Mentoring
    855 West Mound St., Columbus, OH 43223, 614.275.2690
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Free
    Service: Mentoring, education, health and wellness
  • T.O.U.C.H
    37 Robinwood Ave., Columbus, OH 43213, 614.338.8733
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Free
    Service: Mentoring, health and wellness, mental health, education, and employment
  • United Way of Central Ohio
    360 S. 3rd St., Columbus, OH 43215, 614.227.2700
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Free
    Service: Education, employment, health and wellness, and mental health
  • Unlimited Blessings Community Outreach Services
    1381 Oakwood Ave., Columbus, OH 43206, 614.304.1381
    Hours of Service: Office Hours Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Cost: Free
    Service: Reentry
  • YMCA of Central Ohio
    40 West Long St., Columbus, OH 43215, 614.224.1142
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Yes
    Service: Education, mentoring, and health and wellness
  • YouthBuild Columbus Community School
    1183 Essex Ave., Columbus, OH 43201-2925, 614.291.0805
    Hours of Service: Varies - typically school years to obtain degree
    Cost: Free
    Service: Education and employment
  • YouthBuild U.S.A
    Main Office: 58 Day St., Somerville, MA, 02144, 617.623.9900
    Hours of Service: Varies
    Cost: Affordable
    Service: Health and wellness, education, employment, mentoring, and housing