United Community Services for Working Families - YouthBuild Program

United Community Services for Working Families

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Data Provided By
United Way of Berks County
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides 17-24 year old Reading area youth with the opportunity to learn academic, job readiness, and occupational skills by preparing them to make a successful transition into post-secondary education, the construction industry and other high-growth occupational sectors. Students prepare for the GED while also learning to become self-sufficient, career-minded adults.
Geographical AreaBerks
Intake ProcedureContact UCS to schedule appointment to start application process.
Intake RequirementsApplication, income verification, interviewRequired to: •Attend an information session.•Take the TABE test.•Submit eligibility documentation(picture ID, social security card, selective services for males 18 or older, and proof of income).•Successfully pass an interview.•Complete our 2 week Mental Toughness Orientation
Client Information
Age GroupYoung Adults
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityMust:•Be at least 17 years old, but not older than 24 years old, on the first day of the school year•Not have a high school diploma or GED•Successfully complete UCS YouthBuild 5 step enrollment process
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Name Ann Brackett
Contact's Position YouthBuild Program Manager
Contact's Phone 610-374-3319
Physical Site Address 1 1251 North Front Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Reading, PA 19601
Main Phone 610-374-3319
Fax 484-664-2853
Web Address www.ucswf.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United Community Services for Working Families
Affiliated Program: United Community Services for Working Families
This Service: United Community Services for Working Families - YouthBuild Program
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction (HH-0500.2500-250)
Occupation Specific Job Training (ND-2000.6400)