Community Employment

May 13, 2024
Mac Croom poses for a photo in front of his computer at State Industrial Products.

‘This is where he knows he is supposed to be’

Mac Croom has found success as a member of the State Industrial team.
May 1, 2024
Aurelius cleans physical therapy equipment at Licking Memorial Hospital.

Looking forward to graduation

LMHS Project SEARCH interns have a lot to celebrate!
April 29, 2024
Partners posing together at the first session of DSP-U at Newark High School. They are (from left to right) Hannah Rebb, Provider Workforce Support Specialist at the Licking County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Lori Mye, Workforce Development Coordinator at Newark High School, Jamye Griffin, Adult Day Services, NMT and Creative Housing Director for Center for Disability Services (CDS), Amanda Amyx, Marketing and Supported Living Director for CDS, Regan Eveland, Chief Executive Officer of CDS, Leslie Amyx, Chief Financial Officer of CDS, Kevin Metz, Director of Education for the Ohio Alliance of Direct Support Professionals (OADSP) and Becky Watson, Director of Engagement for OADSP.

DSP-U arrives in Licking County

LCBDD partners with OADSP and CDS to bring DSP-U to Newark High School.
January 10, 2024
Lacie Egan learning how to set up a patient room at LMHS.

Gaining confidence

In second rotation, Project SEARCH interns are trying new things!
October 31, 2023
Jonathan Madariage works in the culinary department at LMHS.

‘I love this program!’

Another year of Project SEARCH off to a great start at LMHS.
July 12, 2023
Gabe Beane poses in front of a red car.

Meet Gabe!

Gabe has a lot to celebrate — graduation, a drivers license and a new job!
February 22, 2023
Project SEARCH intern Ada cleaning tables at LMHS.

‘Project SEARCH is the greatest!’

Interns are finishing up their second rotations at LMHS.
December 5, 2022
Dawson Skidmore cuts peppers during his culinary classes at C-TEC.

Meet Dawson!

Dawson Skidmore is a hard worker and we are excited to see what his future holds!
August 3, 2022
Kaylee Higgins sorts clothes at her summer work experience at Goodwill Unlimited.

Learning on the job!

Close to 90 students participated in OOD's Summer Employment program.