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At Promise Youth and Young Adult Programs

YOW Youth Offender Wraparound Program Website

Youth Offender Wrap around Flyer  Coordinates the service delivery for youth and families who have complex needs and are involved with multiple service providers. Youth and their families meet regularly with experienced clinicians and case managers to resolve and overcome the problems, challenges and difficulties which prompted the referral.

Hope Builders Taller San Jose Website  

Program Requirements Flyer

Hope Builders pays youth $1600 ($100 per week) to train in Construction, Healthcare or Business Applications. In addition to 16 weeks of hard skills training, Hope Builders provides:

  • 28 months of life skills and mentoring
  • Help to resolve criminal or legal issues
  • Childcare and transportation assistance, if eligible
  • On-going job coaching & placement assistance
  • Links to ongoing education and training
  • Various life skills and career building workshops

Sunburst Youth Academy website

The mission of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program is to intervene in and reclaim the lives of sixteen to eighteen-year-old high school dropouts; to produce program graduates with the values, life skills, education, and self discipline necessary to succeed as productive citizens.   

Sunburst Youth Academy Flyer 

Long Beach Job Corps
Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.

Contact: Sandy Annino for site tour   562-254-4982

Daniel Suarez for admissions  562-590-3343

Orange County Conservation Corps
The young men and women that are accepted into the OCCC program have encountered many obstacles most of their lives, preventing them from succeeding.

This program helps them overcome the barriers and provides them the following opportunities:

  • On-the-job training
  • Earning a paycheck while completing the program
  • Preset incentives for a variety of accomplishments including perfect attendance and forklift certification
  • Access to our on-site food bank
  • An education program to earn their high school diploma which includes tutoring
  • Scholarships that can be applied to post secondary education such as college or vocational school
  • Attending a variety of on-site workshops to develop life skills, such as financial literacy, family planning and smoking cessation
  • Transportation assistance including gas cards and bus passes
  • Referrals to other agencies to assist with childcare, medical, housing, legal and family counseling needs
  • Transition services through our Corps-2-Career program, including: job search assistance, developing interview skills, writing a resume and computer literacy

OCAPICA's WIA Youth Employment Program provides employment and training services for Orange County youth ages 16-21 that have barriers to employment. These programs provide family-centered, culturally and linguistically competent services. Participants will identify their strengths, build skills to address their needs, and work with OCAPICA staff to find meaningful employment earning a living wage. In addition to one-on-one case management, we conduct workshops that will help participants develop their education plan and career interests, become goal oriented, and gain special skills to prepare them for their future.

7 paid workshops on employment skills.  Up to 600 hour of paid work experience.  Assistance with food, clothing, housing and transportation.

Contact Us

Jake Barkero
Transition Services at Harper
425 E. 18th Street C-8
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone 949-515-5343