Listing Certain criteria are required to be eligible for the Youth Program:
Must be 16-21 years of age
Must be a U.S. Citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.
Must fall within specific income guidelines
Must have documentation of a barrier to employment; this includes youths who are:
Pregnant / parenting
Deficient in basic literacy skills (examples: low Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) scores, low Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores, computes problems at an eighth to ninth grade level or below)
Limited in or have no work experience
Males between the ages of 18-21 must be registered with Selective Service
Support services may be provided to youth in need of assistance to successfully participate in the program. These may include transportation or expenses related to beginning a job.
Additional Information For more information regarding special services, please visit the Youth section.