YEPP – Youth Employment Pathways Program (2018)

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Bridging the Gap for Our Young Adults

The Plainfield YMCA has been selected as one of the agencies to administer the United Way of Greater Union County (UWGUC) Youth Employment Partners Program (YEPP). The program is funded through a grant under the Union County Workforce Innovation & Opportunity ACT (WIOA) for Out-of-School Youth. YEPP is aimed at youth between the ages of 14 to 21 years who are Union County residents, out-of-school youth or in-school youth at the risk of not graduating from high school or being held back. Out-of-school youth include those who are not actively participating in a structured educational environment.

Program Details

Under the program which runs from September 2017 until August 31, 2018, the Plainfield YMCA will identify and work with at least 9 out-of-school youth and 20 in-school youth that meet specific selection criteria and are in need of services. The Plainfield YMCA will:

  • Conduct outreach, recruitment and orientation services
  • Determine participant eligibility and program registration
  • Provide independent participant assessment of academic level, skills level and service needs

The YEPP Program will offer its participants thru its partners:

  • Academic Support
  • Tutoring
  • Credit Recovery
  • Case Management
  • Career Planning

 

Program Includes:

  • Academic Support
  • Credit Recovery
  • Tutoring
  • Case Management
  • Career Planning

 

For Program Schedule and to Register for the Program contact Ravenell Williams.

Phone: (908) 756-6060 Ext. 101  or E-mail: rwilliams@plainfieldymca.org