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Young Adult Workforce Program

The Young Adult Workforce Program provides multiple pathways to success for young adults (18-21) currently and/or previously in NYC DOC custody. The program aims to reduce recidivism by increasing the employability of the population served. The program offers a range of services prior to the young adult’s release from Rikers Island, including group workshops and individualized support services, and a variety of post-release services geared towards supporting reentry.

Who Can Benefit from this Program

Young adults who are on or have been released from Rikers Island

Age Criteria or Other Eligibility Requirements

Age 18-21

How to Access this Program or Service

Referred by NYC Department of Correction

 

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