Comprehensive Case Management Employment Program (CCMEP)

Funded by the Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services, this year-round case management and employment program supports youth moving out of poverty through education, training, and employment. Talbert House is the lead agency with collaborative partners: Greater Cincinnati Urban League, Hamilton County Action Agency, and Easterseals.

Complete and submit the form below to be reviewed for eligibility. 

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Eligible Youth

  • 14 -24 years of age
  • Household income within 200% of the federal poverty level (TANF eligible)
  • Be a minor, parenting a minor child, or reside in a home with a minor child
  • Hamilton County resident
  • Have a barrier to self-sufficiency (e.g., living in poverty, in juvenile system, parenting, lack of basic skills)

Program Elements

  • Tutoring, study skills training, instruction, and dropout prevention
  • Alternative secondary school services, or drop-out recovery services
  • Paid and unpaid work experiences that include academic and occupational education
  • Occupational skills training
  • Education with workforce preparation activities
  • Community service and peer-centered activities encouraging responsibility and positive social and civic behaviors
  • Supportive services
  • Adult mentoring
  • Drug and alcohol abuse counseling and referral
  • Financial literacy education
  • Entrepreneurial skills training
  • Career awareness, counseling, and exploration services
  • Activities that help youth prepare for and transition to postsecondary education and training


Contact us at (513) 482-4600 with questions about CCMEP.

*Please note that youth under 18 years old must be accompanied by their parent or guardian during the initial appointments.