How Can You Help Me?
Workforce Solutions South Plains helps low-income youth, aged 14-24, prepare for success in the classroom – and on the job. You can receive work-readiness and life skills that will help you achieve YOUR career goals. Funding through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), some of the services we offer include:
- GED or High School Equivalency Preparation
- Alternative Secondary School Services
- Tutoring, Study Skills Training, and Instruction
- Career Counseling
- Leadership Skills Development
- Job Skills Training
- Employment Opportunities and Paid Work Experience*
How Do I Know If I Qualify?
- Are you a resident?
- Are you between the ages 14-24?
- Are you a U.S. Citizen or a non-citizen authorized to work in the United States?
- If you are male aged 18+, are you registered for Military Selective Service?
- Do you meet the low-income guidelines (see list below)?
*Tip: Family size includes parents and all children in the household
|Family Size||Family Income|
|>10||add $5,039 for each person above 10|
Priority will be given to youth who fall under at least one of the following categories:
- School dropout
- Basic literacy skills (reading and math) deficient
- Behind grade level
- Pregnant or parenting
- Homeless or runaway
- Foster youth
How Do I Get Started?
If you are ready to start defining your future, we are here to help. Contact Workforce Solutions South Plains 806-765-5038 and ask for the Youth Program.