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.
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.