The Youth Opportunities Program provides services throughout the San Fernando Valley. The program offers at-risk youth ages 14 to 21 a single point of contact for accessing age-specific and developmental services that provide educational, occupational and life skills attainment. The program provides classroom-based learning, tutoring and study skills instruction as well as employment attainment services - all of which prepare high-risk youth with the skills they need to be successful in the workforce. It is the only program to have achieved a four-star rating (the highest possible) from the City of Los Angeles.
To provide high quality services in the areas of education, training and skill development leading to employment in a chosen career path for youth living in underserved communities.
El Proyecto del Barrio will be an internationally recognized model for community-based delivery of health and human services.
To provide the youth customer with a clear understanding of the programs goals and objectives.
Youth will be provided with information on the full array of applicable or appropriate services available through the WIA or other service provider.
Classroom training will be provided by the OneSource collaborators include Community Colleges and occupational training provider.
Access to secondary school service for youth: lacking a high school diploma and referrals.
Instruction leading to the completion of secondary school, including dropout prevention strategies, and GED preparation instruction designed to achieve a passing score of 5.
Visits to post-secondary institutions and workshops on college applications and financial support.
Financial/Computer literacy training to all youth customers who are assessed as being in need of such services.
Page updated: January 1, 2011
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