Business Assistance Programs

A variety of business assistance programs and resources are available through the City of Solon and partner agencies. For a brief description, see:
City/ State/ Regional Programs.

Solon Programs

Get Connected  - Voice & data communications assistance

Workforce Resources:

Workforce Resources - Listing of programs offered by various regional agencies

ACCESS to Manufacturing Careers - an employer-designed program that provides the foundational skills and knowledge of manufacturing that people need to be successful in entry-level jobs. Read more here. 

Ohio Means Jobs - State of Ohio website 
For employers: recruitment services, Internet job postings, job hiring incentives, layoff and outplacement services, comprehensive list of employment programs throughout Ohio
For job seekers


career options, in demand jobs, job search and placement assistance.

Ohio Means Jobs - Cuyahoga County office - request a business recruiter to contact your company to discuss your workforce needs
SkillUp - Employers can receive support from Cuyahoga County to help them train existing and new employees or workers provided by temporary staffing agencies to upskill workers from lower wage/lower skill jobs to higher wage/higher skill jobs. Talent advisors assist with creation of customized training plans, candidate screening, training cost reimbursement, and coaching services for trainees.

Misc. Resources:


Small Business Resources 

Western Reserve Safety Council - Provides a forum for the presentation of health and safety issues and the exchange of ideas and concepts for best practices in accident prevention. The information and resources available through the WRSC will increase awareness and, with implementation of strategies learned, the likelihood of reduction of workplace accidents and injuries. The monthly meeting topics focus on regulatory compliance (e.g. OSHA, EPA rules and regulations, et al.) The WRSC is open to all public and private companies in the Solon area and surrounding communities.

Nortech - Regional Resource Map to find resources for manufacturers in the advanced energy, water technologies, and flexible electronics industries. This interactive map will connect you with local universities and research centers with access to skilled employment, specialized infrastructure, and technological knowledge.