HOY Program Services

The HOY Program takes pride in its holistic approach to assisting youth in overcoming education and employment barriers, so that they can maximize their potential. We consider the HOY program to be a leadership program, not an employment program, although we do offer paid internships to those who qualify. The HOY Program has a variety of services and trainings to meet the specific needs of our youth. Below is a highlight of our main services.

Academic Development Session

 To improve academic skills and performance, the HOY program offers tutoring and access to an...

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Career Exploration

The HOY program offers career exploration through KeyTrain®...

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Civic Engagement and Service Learning

The HOY program works to instill the value of community into the HOY youth. We hold approximately...

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Employability Skills Development (ESDT)

Every HOY youth is required to participate in this 12 hour interactive training course to develop...

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Financial Literacy Skills Training (FLST)

Every HOY youth is required to take this 4 hour training with our local bank partner Chemical Bank. The...

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High School Completion Services

Retention services for youth to stay in school, Re-enrollment services for youth that want to return...

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Individualized Guidance

Each youth develops a success “game plan” with their HOY Youth Advocate to outline the steps to reaching...

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Leadership

The HOY program strives to prepare youth to be competitive in the local workforce and global economy....

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National Career Readiness Certificate

Every HOY youth age 19 to 21 or that is working toward their GED, is assessed for career readiness...

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