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  Youth Empowerment Program

      Phone: (845) 341-4874

   

Program Overview

Thanks in part to a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) grant from the Orange County Workforce Investment Board, the College engages out-of-school and unemployed youth to reconnect them with educational and workforce systems.


The YEP program is held on the SUNY Orange Middletown campus and offers youth ages 16-24 the following:

  • Preparation for the High School Equivalency test TASC
  • Assistance with applying for the High School Equivalency Regents Exam Pathway
  • Workplace soft skills training
  • Opportunities to attain credentials in Customer Service and Sales, Healthcare, and Security Guard
  • The option of paid work experience or employment assistance

This unique program provides case management, employment counseling, and small group instruction that will serve as a stepping stone toward achieving higher education and establishing career goals.

Eligibility Requirements

  • A youth aged 16 to 24
  • A resident of Orange County New York
  • High School Non-Completer
  • Underemployed or unemployed

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Phone: (845) 341-4874
Online: Click Here



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HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY
Prepare for the TASC test

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WORKFORCE READINESS
Obtain workplace soft skills training

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AVAILABLE CREDENTIALS
Opportunities in Customer Service, Healthcare, and Security Guard

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PATHWAYS TO JOBS
Option of paid work experience or employment assistance

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