The New Direction Career Center (NDCC) was founded in 1980, and provides career counseling to individuals to achieve financial stability. NDCC generates annual revenue of just under $700,000 and net assets of over $200,000. NDCC has worked with over 60,000 people in Columbus and has helped over 70% of their clients enter employment, additional training or education. In 2010, they helped 635 job seekers through the “Hands on Help” program in a partnership with the Columbus Metropolitan Libraries. NDCC is one of the recipients of the Ohio Social Entrepreneur 2010 award.