Employment Services

Lucas County: Ohio Works First

Collage of Workers

Individuals receiving cash assistance and or food stamps may be eligible for many services that will help them build skills, prepare and search for employment. The following is a short description of the service available.

Employment Preparation

Work Experience Program (WEP) ensures that participants become familiar with workplace expectations and exhibit work behavior and attitudes necessary to compete successfully in the labor market. WEP means the individuals work without pay at a job-site in a public, private-non-profit or private-for-profit organization in order to gain work experience and training.


Lucas County Job & Family Services
3210 Monroe St.
Toledo, Ohio 43606
(419) 213–8800