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2 Lafayette Square Bridgeport, CT 06604
YouthWorks connects out-of-school youth in Southwestern Connecticut to workforce development services.
Low-income youth, 14 to 21 years of age facing barriers to economic self-sufficiency are eligible. Barriers include: deficiencies in basic skills, no high school diploma or GED, homeless or runaway, foster child in an unstable living environment, and criminal record.
Occupational Training in:
Emergency Medical Technicians
Hazwoper / Asbestos Workers
Microsoft Office User Specialists
All participants receive comprehensive counseling and guidance, as well as follow-up for at least 12 months by Youth Workforce Specialists.
YouthWorks is a project of The WorkPlace, in partnership with various contracted providers.