PATH is a collection of services for local youth and young adults, ages 14-24, residing in Adams or Brown Counties, Ohio. We help those who face challenges in acquiring work experience, attaining stable employment, or obtaining the resources necessary for their post-secondary educational goals. If this sounds like you or someone you know, keep reading or contact us to learn more about participating. PATH changes lives! 

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PATH Services

PATH provides various services to address our participants' needs to achieve career success. Our goal is to prepare participants for in-demand careers through whatever difficult situations they may find. As all participants have different needs, our career specialists work with the youth to provide the services that can best help them find success. Below are only a sample of the services we provide. Participants are encouraged to keep an open dialogue with their case manager to address their needs. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get on the program? ​What are the requirements?

The most important requirements for eligibility are that you must be:

To apply for the program, you can:

Do I need a work permit to work?

Generally speaking, you will need a work permit if you are under 18 and attending school. Obtain a work permit application from your case manager. After this, you will work with your case manager and follow the steps to become eligible for services. 

Where can I work?

PATH offers employment through its connections with numerous local businesses that love working with local youth to help them develop soft occupational skills. Your job placement will correspond to your personal transportation needs, place of residency, and initial skill and interest evaluations. 

Do you help with gas money?

In certain cases, we can assist with mileage reimbursement to and from training and college. We do not offer mileage reimbursement to attend high school classes.

Why does my case manager ask for pay stubs/report cards/certificates/etc?

PATH is a government-funded program that relies on the success of our participants to ensure its funding. So if you are a current participant or in the follow-up portion of services -- we need to show YOUR SUCCESS! Please help by providing documents when asked; the future of our program and the ability to help others depends on it.

What are my responsibilities?