Opportunity Youth helps re-engage young adults

Opportunity Youth helps re-engage young adults

Opportunity Youth is now registering students to get trained in high-demand careers.

The P16Plus Council of Greater Bexar County is working collectively with various community partners to streamline youth between the ages of 16-24 to resources for education and training in high-demand careers.

The Opportunity Youth Group is focused on re-engaging 16-24 year olds without and with high school credentials in the area and within school districts that represent 80% of where the drop-outs are occurring. The work of the Opportunity Youth Collaborative will create the first collective strategy for opportunity youth that connects to post-secondary credentials to in-demand occupations in Bexar County.

“Together we have created a collaborative that will build a larger pool of educated, trained, and employed young people,” P16Plus facilitator Steven Hussain said.

The Pilot
The pilot program will run for 12 months and will register a minimum of 500 youth. After a youth has registered with the Opportunity Avenue Referral System (Click HERE to register), a direct-service provider will contact each registered user offering direct assistance and guidance to support degree completion or workforce training.

Direct Service Partners
Alamo Colleges
Family Service Association
Goodwill of San Antonio
San Antonio Education Partnership
San Antonio ISD
San Antonio Youth
Workforce Solutions Alamo

For more information about Opportunity Youth, visit our website.

Download the Opportunity Youth Flyer.
Register HERE.