I am eternally grateful to the WIOA program for a second chance career... I felt an immediate comfort level with my caseworker because she was easy to talk to, informative, and thoroughly answered my questions... I am so proud to have achieved my goal of becoming a certified clinical medical assistant! I'm very excited for what tomorrow brings.

OMJ Participant

Darlene with the WIOA program at Ashland Job and Family Services has helped me reach my goal...She has wanted me to succeed from the beginning and without her encouraging words none of my achievements would have been possible...I will recommend her and this program to anyone who needs help getting their future on track.

OMJ Participant

My experience with the WIOA program have been amazing...It has allowed me to make a great life for myself and I love the career I have chosen. It would not have been possible without Darlene's help or the funding from the county. I would and have recommended this program to others. It has changed my life in so many ways and I am forever thankful.

OMJ Participant

I would like to thank Heidi Beachler and Darlene Richardson...Over the years they have both helped me with my resume and applying for jobs. I recommend them to anyone needing help with employment. They both are professional, friendly and give great advice.

William Simmons

I would say to anyone that is struggling, don’t be afraid to take that first leap...The support and backing of the WIOA program has allowed me to plant my feet on solid ground to make a better, brighter future for myself, as well as my children.

Traci M.

Darlene, the WIA program and Ashland County Job & Family Services helped me with dental assisting school. Darlene wanted me to succeed from the beginning and without her encouraging words, none of my achievements would have been possible. I am currently working in a dental office and couldn’t be happier. I will recommend this program to anyone who needs help getting their future on track.

Sasha M.

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