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Fresh Start

Career Pathways

Fresh Start

Getting Started

CAA assists individuals in finding employment by providing services with a special focus on a variety of barriers.  The program provides a Fresh Start for individuals who are seeking a new career path, returning to the workforce, or have had difficulty obtaining employment due to a criminal record.  Fresh Start provides the following services:

  • Identifying strengths and skills to create an Individual Employment Plan;
  • Assistance in locating affordable housing; 
  • Connections to resources for food and clothing, including professional attire;
  • Employment readiness training;
  • Job search assistance;
  • Interview coaching;
  • Employment workshops and life skills training (Workshops include interviewing techniques, resume development, and skills assessments);
  • Career coaching and job matching;
  • Job retention services and follow-up for up to 12 months after employment (On-going case management and retention services).


To be eligible for the Fresh Start program, individuals must:

  • Live within Hamilton County
  • Seeking full time employment
  • Be at least 18 years of age

Contact Information

For more information, contact Leonard Sayles at 513.924.2031 or