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Ross County Community Action Committee Launches Car Repair Program for Working Residents


The Ross County Community Action Committee (CAC) of Pike County has announced an exciting new initiative to support working residents in Pike, Ross, Jackson, Scioto, Adams, and Brown counties. Recognizing the critical challenge many employees face due to unreliable transportation, the Workforce & Business Development Program (W&B) at CAC has launched the Car Repair Program.

This program is designed to assist individuals who are enrolled in career training, currently employed, or newly hired and are experiencing car troubles that hinder their ability to work. With up to $2,500 in funding available per person, the Car Repair Program aims to mitigate the impact of transportation issues on both employee wages and business performance.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Enrollment in career training, current employment, or recent hire
  • Income at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Completion of the Eligibility Packet with required documentation

Required Documentation:

  • Eligibility Application
  • Proof of Income/SNAP Benefits
  • Driver’s License
  • Social Security Card/Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residency
  • Education Level
  • OMJ Backpack (Career Profile and Practice WorkKeys)
  • Vehicle Registration/Title
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Three Quotes for the same repairs, tires, etc.

Interested individuals can obtain the Eligibility Packet at the OhioMeansJobs Pike County Career Center, located at 941 Market Street in Piketon. For further information and to download the Eligibility Packet, visit the Workforce & Business Development website at workforcebusinessdevelopment.org.

Employers are encouraged to share this information with any employees who may benefit from the program. For additional questions, the Workforce & Business Development Team can be reached at (740) 289-2371.