youth at workAlliance for Workforce Development, Inc. through WIOA, provides assistance for low income youth and young adults to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to overcome barriers blocking completion of their educational and/or employment goals.

AFWD’s Youth Program accomplishes this by offering activities, trainings, mentoring, recognition for achievement, and continued follow-up with youth to ensure their success.

All youth have access to the One-Stop computer labs; including resume writing assistance, job search assistance, typing tests and other core services.

If eligible, youth can access additional services including:

  • Career & Life Guidance/Planning
  • Study Skills Training
  • Adult Mentoring
  • Job Search-Placement Assistance   
  • Technology Connection
  • Tutoring for Basic Skills
  • Work Readiness
  • Vocational Training & Assistance
  • Professional Staff Assistance
  • Follow-up from Staff

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be between 17 & 21 years of age
  • Meet income guidelines based on your family situation
  • Have one of the following considerations:
    • Basic Skills Deficient
    • School Dropout
    • Homeless
    • Runaway
    • Foster Child
    • Pregnant or Parenting
    • Never Held a Full Time Job
    • Require Additional Assistance to Complete an Educational Program or to Secure Employment
  • Contact Us for more information about our youth services.