This is a national program funded by the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Department and prepares low-income young people ages 18–24 who have dropped out of high school earn their GED while learning job skills by building affordable housing for homeless and low-income people.
This program unites education, leadership and youth development services, along with hands-on training to assist young people become stewards of their community and pursue achievable goals that will establish a productive life.
High School Completion program for youth, ages 16-19, with a vocational component that provides training in demand occupations.
Students participate in academic instruction on State approved software in a technology based classroom for half a day, and receive vocational training during the remainder of the school day.
Students may elect to participate in building trades, computer technology or patient care technician training.
Now enrolling for the fall 2013 school year! For more information call: 313.701.0307
Youth of Promise Leadership Program is a Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Year Round Youth program that provides comprehensive year round services for youth ages 14-18 in high school.
The program focuses on academic enrichment, tutoring and mentoring activities, leadership training and career guidance and counseling.
The youth development program is based on the philosophy that youth are a Promise and that all youth possess the skills and capabilities that when nurtured, lead to many success in their lives. Students are paid a stipend for achievements. This program is funded by the Detroit Workforce.
Other services include:
- Career Exploration
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
- GED Preparation