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A young woman works at a sewing machineWorkforce Solutions South Plains helps young people complete their education in order to find and retain employment.

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?

Qualification Criteria

  • 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 SizeFamily Income
1$12,060
2$16,240
3$20,420
4$25,197
5$29,734
6$34,773
7$39,812
8$44,851
9$49,890
10$54,929
>10add $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
  • Disabled
  • Homeless or runaway
  • Foster youth
  • Offender

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.

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