What is Youth Connections?
Youth Connections is a comprehensive employment program for eligible young adults, ages 18 to 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 the Rockland County Career Center through a federal grant. Youth Connections supports learners through a variety of services:
- PAID work readiness training and internships
- FREE Vocational Training
- FREE TASC (High School Equivalency) 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.
Youth Connections 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.”
Please view the events calendar to see our orientation schedule. Contact Rockland Works at firstname.lastname@example.org | (845) 770-2900 to register.