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Age 18-24
Cost Free
Program type Year Round, Weekday
Meets 6 Month Program
Specific needs

Juvenile justice

Contact us Neighborhoods@Phippsny.Org
Deadline Rolling

Mission

Phipps Neighborhoods, provides children, youth and families in low-income neighborhoods the opportunities they need to thrive through comprehensive education and career programs, and access to community services.

Activities

NYC Justice Corps is a unique community service and employment program for young adults aged 18-24 who have been involved with the criminal justice system and need to get back on the right track. The program brings participants together with their communities to identify and address unmet needs, teach them to be contributing members, and to work toward improving their neighborhoods. Through meaningful service to their communities, internships, and job and educational opportunities, NYC Justice Corps members gain practical skills, confidence, and leadership abilities.
The six-month NYC Justice Corps program features:

• Job-readiness skills and training
• Group work and presentations
• Hands-on community service projects
• Two-month paid internships
• Job placement assistance
• Case management and support services
• Referral to GED or vocational programs

Eligibility

Young Adults Aged 18-24 Who Have Been Involved With The Criminal Justice System And Need To Get Back On The Right Track