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What is Youth Connections?

Youth Connections is a comprehensive employment program for eligible young adults, up to age 24, facing barriers to education, training and meaningful work. The program focuses primarily on out-of-school youth who are looking to gain educational and employment opportunities. It is funded in partnership with Rockland Works through a federal grant. Youth Connections supports learners though a variety of services:

  • PAID work readiness training and internships
  • FREE Vocational Training
  • FREE General Educational Development Test (GED® Test) preparation classes
  • Support programs such as tutoring, resume development, mentoring and leadership development
  • Guidance and counseling

Young adults must meet eligibility requirements to enroll in Youth Connections. To find out if you’re eligible, please contact us or attend an orientation.

Mission Statement:

To empower and support Rockland County’s young adults, up to age 24, as they build a brighter future through

career exploration, education, and employment.