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Youth Services

Supporting a successful transition from high school to beyond

A variety of factors can hinder a young person’s chances at success: income, family situations, a learning or developmental disability, access to opportunities, limited professional connections, and more. Easterseals breaks down these barriers by providing resources and connections for people ages 16-24 striving to transition from school to post-secondary school or employment. We serve:

Career Connection: Connect with the Workforce of Today and Prepare for your Career of Tomorrow.

Part of a partnership with Workforce Investment Board of Butler, Clermont, and Warren counties, Career Connection specializes in breaking down barriers to employment and creating opportunities for individuals 16 to 24 years of age. Helping you ignite the pathway to the career you’ve always wanted.

WHAT WE OFFER: Tutoring, Supportive Services, Paid Work Experiences, Training and Certifications, Connection to Post-Secondary Opportunities, Assistance in Obtaining High School Diplomas or GEDs, Mentor Programs, Career Skills Training, Leadership Development.

For Younger Adults with Disabilities

Project SEARCH

Easterseals works with a number of partners to assist students in Cincinnati Public Schools to complete their studies and to get real-life job experience through internships at local businesses. For more information contact Gary at 513-377-1316.

For Younger Adults Facing Disadvantages

Easterseals serves young men and women across the Greater Cincinnati area who are at risk of dropping out of school, economically disadvantaged, or facing similar challenges. Our staff assess participants’ skills, identify opportunities for training and professional development, organize job fairs, and more.  Eligibility requirements vary; contact Don at 513-386-6852 to find out more.

YouthBuild

For young adults ages 16-24 who have dropped out of school, YouthBuild provides the opportunity for them to improve their lives. Participants learn the construction trade by rehabbing low-income properties while also working toward their high school diploma or GED.

Summer Youth Employment Program

Eligible youth gain paid work experience in part-time and full-time jobs in a variety of fields: horticulture, recreation, public safety, art, technology and science.

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