Youth Employment Program

Hodge Community Center Summer Meals ProgramFamily of Woodstock, a United Way Agency, in conjunction with the Ulster County Office of Employment and Training (OET), runs the Youth Employment Program (YEP). This program assists participants in developing work readiness skills, advancing their education, and/or to attain training to further their employment opportunities and begin to plan for a career. In addition, youth will be assisted with acquiring and retaining employment.

Are you or someone you know between the ages of 16 and 24 and a resident of Ulster County?
Are you out of school?
Are you having troubling finding employment?
Are you interested in taking a BOCES class and need some assistance with funding?

The Youth Employment Program can help you obtain: BOCES Certifications, High School Equivalency, Paid Work Experience, Monetary Incentives, Mentoring, and so much more!

Program Goal: To assist primarily older, out of school youth to meet the Department of Labor goals, including: resuming, advancing and/or completing their education; gaining work and life skills; achieving a vocational certification; developing a career vision; and finding gainful employment with the guidance and support of program staff.

If you or someone you know would benefit from participating in these programs, please contact Nicole at 845 331 7080 x155 for more information.

Service Locations:
166 Albany Avenue, Kingston
Family of New Paltz, 51 North Chestnut St., New Paltz
Family of Ellenville, 221 Canal St., Ellenville

(845) 331-7080 x155 / 338-2370 after hours
Program Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Mon – Fri