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Age 18-24
Cost Free
Program type Summer
Contact us Ngiannone@Aliforneycenter.Org

Mission

Our mission is to protect LGBTQ youths from the harms of homelessness and empower them with the tools needed to live independently.

Activities

This program is a six month multi-dimensional vocational and educational preparation course.

Through LEAP, we offer regular TASC (formerly GED) preparatory courses so that young people can pass the High School Equivalency (HSE) exam.

To participate in job training and placement, youth are assessed and enrolled in a curriculum to prepare them to take the National Work Readiness Credential (NWRC) exam, the gold standard for employability for entry-level jobs. While preparing for the NWRC, youth also learn life skills such as resume prep, budgeting and time management. Youth then move into paid internships at one of our corporate or non-profit partners, developing their employment history. Youth graduate from LEAP when they’ve secured a job.

Eligibility

At-Risk Homeless Lgbtq Youth.

How to apply

At the Drop-in Center, you will complete an Intake form and then be connected to your own case manager who will help you with any services you need.