Preparing out-of-school youth and young adults for tomorrow's careers.
YouthBuild is recruiting now. Classes starting 11/18/19.
YouthBuild is offering three information sessions. Please refer Out of School - WIOA eligible - Bridgeport Youth 16-24. All sessions are 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and will be held at YouthBuild located at 242 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604.
- Friday, October 18, 2019
- Friday, October 25, 2019
- Friday, November 1, 2019
YouthWorks helps local youth ages 16 to 24 choose a career, prepare for the career, and become valuable and self-reliant members of the community. YouthWorks tailors its services to meet the needs and goals of each youth.
Youth eligible for the program come from low-income families and face barriers to economic self-sufficiency such as deficiencies in basic literacy skills, no high school diploma or GED, a criminal record, are homeless or life as a foster child.
Services offered include: career coaching, occupational training, job search assistance, life management training, entrepreneurial skills and administrative skills. Comprehensive counseling and guidance is offered for at least 12 months by YouthWorks specialists. Occupational training leads to industry recognized credentials and employment in high growth occupations. Assistance with the GED exam is also offered.