Out-of-School Youth Programs

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CareerSource Broward collaborates with education partners and local organizations in Broward County to provide educational and employment services to youth, ages 16 to 24 who are either at risk of dropping out of school or already have.

Available Out-Of-School Youth Programs


ORGANIZATION:
 Broward County Public Schools
PROGRAM NAME:
 Career, Technical, Adult and Community Education – Out-of-School Youth (CTACE – OSY) Program

DESCRIPTION: CTACE - OSY serves youth ages 16 - 24, who are out-of-school. The program provides GED assistance, basic skills remediation, Career Pathway planning, employability skills training, financial literacy training, tutoring, paid work experience, support services, job placement, and follow up.

Contact Person: Christine Lamb
Phone: (754) 321-8442
Email: christine.lamb@browardschools.com
Address: 4700 Coconut Creek Parkway, Coconut Creek, FL 33063

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ORGANIZATION:
 Broward College
PROGRAM NAME:
 Get REAL! OSY Program

DESCRIPTION:
 The Get REAL! Program creates a community within BC, serving youth ages 17 - 24, who are high school graduates. The program offers career exploration, career guidance, academic advising, literacy and math boot camps, paid work experience, tutoring, occupational skills training, support services, job placement and follow-up.

Contact Person: 
Olivia Sarson 
Phone: (954) 201-7027
Email: osarson@broward.edu
Address: 3501 SW Davie Road, Davie, FL 33314

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ORGANIZATION:
The FLITE Center (Fort Lauderdale Independence Training & Education Center)
PROGRAM NAME:
Let’s Get To Work – Out-of-School Youth (OSY) Program

DESCRIPTION:
The FLITE Center serves foster care/TIL youth ages 17 - 24 through case management, referral to WIOA funded services, career pathway planning, employability skills, paid work experience, GED preparation, support services, and placement into jobs or post-secondary training.

Contact Person:
Letarshia Shorter
Phone: (954) 683-0803
Email: letarshia@flitecenter.org
Address: 1100 West McNab Rd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

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ORGANIZATION:
HANDY Inc. (Helping, Abused, Neglected, Disadvantage Youth)
PROGRAM NAME: LIFE – Out-of-School Youth (OSY) Program

DESCRIPTION:
HANDY serves youth ages 17 - 24 with barriers to employment/education through case management, referral to WIOA funded services, career pathway planning, employability skills, tutoring, paid work experience, GED preparation, support services, and placement into jobs or post-secondary training.

Contact Person:
Yushika Florence
Phone: (954) 522-2911, ext. 454
Email: yflorence@HANDYinc.org
Address:501 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

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ORGANIZATION:
Center for Independent Living of Broward
PROGRAM NAME: Youth Work – Out-of-School Youth (OSY) Program

DESCRIPTION:
The Center for Independent Living serves youth ages 17 - 24 with disabilities in fulfilling their goals of independence and self –sufficiency by providing employment skills training through paid work-based opportunities and eventually obtain full-time employment.

Contact Person:
Brian Johnson
Phone: (954) 722-6400, ext. 130
Email: bjohnson@cilbroward.org
Address: 4800 State Rd. 7, Suite 102, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33319

Want More Information?

We are dedicated to providing the tools to assist your child with job leads and to prepare them for the workforce. If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Cevieux at (954) 202-3830, ext. 3066, or by email at bcevieux@careersourcebroward.com.