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Youth Education and Training Activities

Program Description
The Youth Activities Program provides grants to State and local communities to operate a comprehensive array of youth services that help low-income youth (ages 14-21) seeking assistance in achieving academic and employment success. Program participants receive services such as occupational skills training, counseling, internships, job placements, mentoring, tutoring, leadership development, and support services. To participate in this program, a youth must fall under one or more of the following categories: 1) deficient in basic literacy skills; 2) a school dropout; 3) homeless; 4) a runaway; 5) a foster child; 6) pregnant or a parent; 7) an offender; 8) requires additional assistance to complete education or secure and hold employment.

General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be older than 13 years of age, under 22 years of age, have an annual pretax household income of no more than $8,861 per person and less than $58,141 total.

Application Process
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information
More information about this program is available at:

To find a local office to apply for benefits available through this program visit:

For more information, you may call this toll-free help line:

People who are hearing impaired may call this toll-free TTY number:

Managing Agency
U.S. Department of Labor

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