YOUTHBUILD LONG ISLAND-BRENTWOOD

 
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides unemployed young adults, ages 18-24, the opportunity to transform their lives and roles in society. Enables participants to continue their education, learn job skills and serve their communities by building green, energy efficient and affordable housing. Other career certifications offered include Certified Nursing Assistant, Early Child Care, Home Health Aide, Dietary Aide, Medical Billing and Coding, Mechanics Helper and Manufacturing. YouthBuild curriculum integrates academics with life skills. Students spend 6-12 months dividing their time between a housing construction site and an education facility which provides TASC (formerly GED) education, job training, career advancement, leadership development, counseling and graduate support.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
 
Client Information
EligibilityUnemployed and out-of-school youth ages 18-24 years. SNAP recipients encouraged to apply.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM-F 9am-5pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameJenette Adams
Contact's PositionProgram Director
Physical Site Address 1819 Grand Blvd.
Physical Site City, State, ZipDeer Park, NY 11729
Mailing Address 1819 Grand Blvd.
Mailing City, State, ZipDeer Park, NY 11729
Main Phone(631)940-3703
Program Emailjadams@unitedwayli.org
Web Addresswww.unitedwayli.org/youthbuildli
 
Director Information
Director's NameElizabeth Morgan
Director's PositionDirector
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateSept19
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
UNITED WAY OF LONG ISLAND
This Program: YOUTHBUILD LONG ISLAND-BRENTWOOD
Affiliated Services: YOUTHBUILD LONG ISLAND-BRENTWOOD