Service Name: THE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM

Organization Name: EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Location

Location Name: EDD STATE OF CALIFORNIA-EUREKA CA

  • Accessibility: No information has been provided by Agency.
  • Physical Address: 409 K Streets, Eureka, CA, 95501
  • Mailing Address: 409 K Streets, Eureka, CA, 95501
  • Description: The Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) provides special services to youth between the ages of 15 and 25 to assist them in achieving their educational and vocational goals. While working with peer advisors, youth clients interact with professional individuals who have similar paths, perspectives, and educational goals by providing referrals to supportive services, workshops, career coaching, employment preparation, and other training and community outreach efforts.

     
  • Website: http://www.edd.ca.gov/jobs_and_training/Youth_Employment_Opportunity_Program.htm
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  • Hours: Closed from 12pm-1pm for lunch.
  • Eligibility: Eligible youth include individuals, ages 15 through 25, who are at risk of not achieving their educational goals and who are current high school students; college students; high school dropouts; and/or at risk of dropping out from school. In addition, youth who fall under any of the characteristics below may also be found eligible:

    Youthful offender
    Poor literacy skills
    Teen parent
    Limited English skills
    Foster or homeless youth
    Gang member/associate
    Member of a minority group
    Economically disadvantaged
    Youth with a disability
    Youth who may not necessarily fit under any criteria above may still be eligible for YEOP services upon assessment by YEOP specialists. Youth are also encouraged to contact their nearest America's Job Center of California to inquire about other youth services available in their area.
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