Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency Fresh Start Program
Community Action Agency (CAA) is a community based organization that helps struggling families and individuals break down barriers and challenges to becoming self-sufficient. CAA assists individuals in finding employment by providing services with a particular focus on various barriers. The Fresh Start program is for individuals seeking a new career path, returning to the workforce or having difficulty obtaining employment due to a criminal record. Services offered by the Fresh Start program include identifying strengths and skills to create an Individual Employment Plan; affordable housing; resources for food and clothing, including professional attire; employment readiness training; job search assistance; interview coaching; employment workshops and life skills training; career coaching and job matching; job retention services and follow-up for up to 12 months after employment. To be eligible for the Fresh Start program, individuals must live within Hamilton County, seek full time employment and be at least 18 years of age.