Adult Education Resources
FREE GED CLASSES
Alliance : Door #2, 400 Glamorgan St. Alliance, Ohio
Registration is every Monday at 8:30 a.m.
Registration process in 3 hours.
Classes Monday - Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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Canton: 2800 13th St. SW Canton, Ohio 44710
Register any Monday at 10:00 a.m. or 6:00 p.m.
Registration process is 2 1/2 hours.
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Alliance Career Center
Service that provides educational opportunities for adult students to attain, maintain,
and advance their careers.
500 Glamorgan St. Alliance, Ohio 44601
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Adult Career & Technical Education
Our mission is to provide the personal and professional development skills for our adult learners to obtain industry credentials for career employment in Northeast Ohio in-demand jobs, and future success in life.
2800 13th. St. SW Canton, Ohio
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Ohio Means Jobs
Ohio's free online career counseling center that connects businesses to job seekers.
822 30th St. NW Canton, Ohio 44709
Stark County Job and Family Services
Work Experience Program: Program participants are placed with contracted area businesses and organizations in exchange for cash assistance and/or Food Assistance benefits. Required participants are those individuals eligible for Ohio Works First and/or Food Assistance benefits.
221 3rd St. SE Canton, Ohio 44720
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Community Campus at Goodwill
Our employment skills programming boils down to two key areas: Pre-employment Training and Job Placement Services. Services include:
Career Counseling, Assessments, Work Adjustment,
Job Coaching, Job Seeking, Skills Training, and Job Development.
To access Employment Skills Training at Goodwill, you must have a referral from an agency such as Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, Veterans Administration, Bureau of Workers Compensation, County Board of Developmental Disabilities or County Job and Family Services. If you are not yet connected with a referral agency, you may call Goodwill to get started (1-800-942-3577 ext. 1042).
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD)
OOD partners with Ohioans with disabilities to achieve quality employment, support their desire for independence and assist them with Social Security disability determination outcomes.
Children's Educational Resources
Help Me Grow
Evidenced-based parent support program that encourages early prenatal and well-baby care, as well as parenting education to promote the comprehensive health and development of children.
Stark County Educational Service Center
6057 Strip Ave. NW North Canton, Ohio 44720
Complete the Referral Form
YWCA Early Head Start
The YWCA Early Head Start is currently enrolling children aged 6 weeks to 3 years including infants and toddlers with disabilities. Enrolled children and families are provided with classroom environments that encourage age appropriate exploration, developmentally appropriate lessons, developmental screenings upon enrollment, as needed, and much more!
Six child care partner sites and four in-home family providers in Stark County including Alliance, Canton and Massillon.
SPARK provides a kindergarten readiness advantage with parent partners for families with preschool-age children (3 and 4 year olds). SPARK conducts developmental screenings, provides referrals and linkages to community resources, and offers group-based learning opportunities.
SPARK Enrollment Form
Full and half-day center based classes for children ages birth to 5 years of age. Home based services for children birth to 3 years of age. No fees!
Alliance, Canton, and Massillon Locations
Stark County Community Action Agency
Complete the Application Form