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Youth Services

Through the Workforce Development Programs, services are provided to improve long-term job opportunities for economically disadvantaged youth. The Programs encourage school completion or enrollment in high school equivalency programs. Moreover, they assist eligible youth, ages 14 through 24, to obtain employment through work experience and help them improve their academic skills to successfully transition from school to work. Goal setting is a primary focus in youth programs.

Services include:Tutoring and Study Skills Training and Instruction Leading to Secondary School Completion, Alternative Secondary School Offering, Summer Employment Opportunities Directly Linked to Academic and Occupational Training, Paid and Unpaid Work Experiences, including Internships and Job Shadowing, Occupational Skills Training, Leadership Development Opportunities, Supportive Services Mentoring, Follow-Up Services, Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling.

For more information, contact the Job Center in your area.