Job Corps

Cost: Free | SSI or ITIN REQUIRED: Yes


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On the job training for low-income youth ages 16-24. Programs are free, last anywhere from 8 months to 2 year and provide students with no-cost housing, health care, a living allowance, career counseling and, at some centers, child care.

Job Corps is the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country and has been operating for more than 50 years. The program helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. Job Corps has trained and educated over two million individuals since 1964.