Category Archives: General

Connect Summit County – Internet Access for Summit County Citizens

          Connect Summit County provides internet access to citizens of Summit County to improve their quality of life.  Due to COVID 19, access to traditional services that were provided face to face have now gone virtual and low-income households have limited access to necessary services provided in the community. Connect Summit […]

OhioMeansJobs Summit County Phase 2 Reopening Announced

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, OhioMeansJobs Summit County will begin Phase 2 of its reopening to the public. To ensure customer and employee safety, the office will be open by appointment only. Appointments will be available at the East Tallmadge Ave. location between 8:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Customers will be required to wear a […]

Request for Proposals Announced: SFY 2022 CCMEP Youth Employment and Educational Services in Summit County

The Summit & Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG) and County of Summit Department of Job & Family Services (CSDJFS) announces the joint issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for entities seeking to provide the following services during State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022: Comprehensive Case Management Employment Program (CCMEP) Youth Employment and […]

Request for Proposals Announced: SFY 2022 CCMEP Youth Employment and Educational Services in Medina County

The Summit & Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG) and Medina County Job and Family Services (MCJFS) announces the joint issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for entities seeking to provide the following services during State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022: Comprehensive Case Management Employment Program (CCMEP) Youth Employment and Educational Services in […]

Summit OMJ Resource Room opens with limited access

The Resource Room located inside the OhioMeansJobs Summit County center is now open with limited access. Access to the resource room is available only for persons receiving unemployment insurance who have a letter from the state, which instructs them to search for employment to continue receiving their compensation and fulfill the job search requirement. YOU […]

Summit & Medina Workforce Area COG Board Meeting – 1/28/21

The Summit and Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments (SAMWA COG) Board will convene its next public meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be virtual via Zoom video conference. The public may click here to join. The SAMWA COG is responsible for implementing, governing, and administering all workforce development programming, as permitted […]

Information on Ohio Unemployment Insurance (UI) Fraud

From the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services: Program fraud has ramped up over the past several months, but none more than in the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.   All Unemployment Insurance fraud complaints must be reported to: • (800) 686-1555 (Option 1) • Fax documents to (614) 752-4808 • JFS.Ohio.gov/Fraud to fill out […]

OhioMeansJobs Summit County Closed December 24-45, 2020

OhioMeansJobs Summit County (and virtual services) will be closed Thursday, December 24 through Friday, December 25, 2020 in observation of the Christmas holiday. OhioMeansJobs Summit County will reopen on Monday, December 28, at 8:30 a.m.

OhioMeansJobs Summit County Closed November 26-27, 2020

OhioMeansJobs Summit County (and virtual services) will be closed Thursday, November 26 through Friday, November 27, 2020 in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday. OhioMeansJobs Summit County will reopen on Monday, November 30, at 8:30 a.m.

For UI claimants filling an appeal

ATTENTION UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMANTS FILING AN APPEAL:   Call 1-877-644-6562 for appeals pertaining to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance or email ucbeninquiry@jfs.ohio.gov. Assistance with appeals is not available at the OhioMeansJobs centers.   Report fraud: ucbenprotest@jfs.ohio.gov