Need Employment or Advanced Work Skills? You Need NCUS

Adult/TANF/CCMEP Dislocated Workforce

NCUS provides core and intensive workforce development services to individuals in need of skill development or a skill upgrade in order to reach socioeconomic self-sufficiency.

We provide certified job training, workplace readiness and career coaching that prepares individuals to secure and retain employment with a focus on lifelong personal and professional development.

We provide a qualified workforce through our training to meet the demand of state/local funding agencies and employer’s needs. Our focus is to assist job seekers to obtain, retain or upgrade their employment.

  • Intensive case management
  • Work readiness & soft skills
  • Resume development
  • Mock interviewing
  • Online job search
  • Financial literacy
  • Computer basics
  • Customized employer workshops
  • Motivational workshops

Ohio To Work

Helping Ohioans improve their lives and find fulfilling, stable careers

By being an Ohio To Work partner organization, National Center for Urban Solutions (NCUS), provides you with a mix of job training, tools, and resources to help you increase your income and improve your quality of life.

Don’t just go back to work. Go forward!

“When it comes to job placement and retention, NCUS is the best agency in town”

– Scott Frazier, LBrands Talent & Acquisition

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Construction Services

Connecting “workforce to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we live and work” is what we do best! (NCUS) creates partnerships with construction companies to design customized plans to support your workforce diversity core values to meet workforce and MBE/EDGE objectives on construction projects requiring mandated participation goals.

NCUS provides the following service deliverables to ensure mandated goals are obtained for projects:

  • Provide  recruiting services to identify candidates for employment opportunities

  • Conduct workforce training workshops to prepare individuals for construction employment opportunities on the project (interviewing; resume; soft skills, etc.)

  • Provide monthly reporting publications highlighting project outcomes

  • Provide “How to Do Business ” workshops with small contractors

  • Market project information to MBE/EDGE contractors to provide proactive project notification

  • Host project mixers for awarded contracts to connect Prime contractors to MBE/EDGE contractors

  • Recruit and refer MBE/ EDGE companies to  awarded project

  • Provide one-on-one assistance to small contractors with Messer’s registration process

  • Design capacity building programs for small contractors to identify areas of needed improvement to prepare for sub-contract opportunities with Primes

  • Conduct Prime contractor information meetings to increase contract compliance for MBE/EDGE and workforce goals

NCUS’s goal is to deliver services in direct alignment with core values.  Partnering with NCUS allows your company to focus on delivering construction services on schedule.

“In the history of my 27 years with the State of Ohio, I have never seen such large percentage of minority participation on a State Funded project.” 

– Pam Osbourne, State of Ohio Department of Administrative Services

Professional Training

NCUS provides certified professional development training for teachers, social workers, health care and other human service professionals working in urban communities. Our classes, workshops and training resources are based on culturally informed training pedagogy and emphasize an asset orientation of these communities and the people living in them. Our objective is to equip individuals to develop and deliver programs and services that connect, empower and transform.

  • Training and Education options for your staff
  • Tools to Fit Your Needs and Schedule
  • Train the trainer
  • Understanding Urban
  • Poverty ​Program and Service Development
  • Diversity and Inclusion Communication and Interpersonal Relationships
  • Management and Supervisor


Contact our Workforce team today for further information at 614-857-1811