Young Adult Services

Young Adult Services (YAS) is designed to guide young adults, ages 14-24, along the pathway to education, training, personal development and ultimately, a rewarding career!

We understand that young adults need a solid foundation of academic and job readiness skills in order to survive and compete in today’s economy. It is for this reason that YAS exists and provides the following services:

 

ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE

  • Online Tutoring in reading and math
  • High school diploma/equivalency assistance
  • Education and career assessments
  • College or vocational training preparation assistance
  • Entrepreneurial training
  • Training Scholarship for in-demand occupations

 

JOB READINESS

  • Exploring and developing a career goal
  • Job readiness workshops
  • Interview preparation workshops
  • Work experience opportunities
  • Job placement assistance

 

SUPPORT SYSTEM

  • Guidance from an Academic Career Advisor
  • Mentoring programs
  • Leadership development
  • Financial literacy workshops

There are 3 simple steps to register and start the pathway to education and a rewarding career.

1. Get Started
      To learn more about our Young Adult Services view our orientation video.


2. Make the Connection:
      Register for a CalJOBS account at www.caljobs.ca.gov to:

  • Expedite your request for services
  • Send secure messages to staff
  • Conduct job search
  • Access labor marker career and employment data

3. Complete and Submit an Appointment/Referral Request Form
      Click here to complete and submit form.

Minimum qualifications to receive personal guidance and assistance from our professional staff:

  • Must be 14-24 years of age
  • Parent or legal guardian signature is required for those under 18
  • Must be authorized to work in the USA
  • Maybe required to meet Low-income eligibility guidelines
  • Be a Fresno County resident
  • Males 18 and older must meet military selective services compliance requirements

If you don’t meet our Young Adult Services eligibility requirements, our staff will direct you to other resources that may be able to help you meet your academic and employment goals.

Remember:
“No one works harder to put YOU to work!”

Young Adult Services has locations throughout Fresno County. View a map to find the location nearest you.

This WIOA, Title 1-financially assisted program/service is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to people with disabilities and/or limited English. To learn more about Equal Opportunity click here.