YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM

Shape a future that’s right for you!

El Dorado County’s Youth Services Program, under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), serves El Dorado County and can help youth prepare for additional education, vocational training, and/or employment. To qualify for the program, you must:

  • Meet the income eligibility requirement.image of individuals in a seminar
  • Be age 17 to 24 (17 year olds must have senior status).
  • Have an obstacle to employment such as:
    • Pregnant or parenting
    • A high school dropout
    • Involved with court systems
    • Homeless or runaway
    • Current and former foster youth
    • Have low math or reading skills
    • Lack significant work experience 

To enroll in this program:

  • Complete the services request form and a representative from one of our employment services programs will contact you, or
  • Visit the Connections office closest to you:

Placerville Office
Connections
3047 Briw Road
Placerville, CA 95667
Phone (530) 642-4882
Fax (530) 626-9060

South Lake Tahoe Office
Employment Resource Center
3368 Lake Tahoe Blvd.
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone (530) 573-3221
Fax (530) 543-6826 

  • AND bring identification documents (valid picture ID and Social Security card) with you when you come to one of our employment services office.

Once you are enrolled into the WIOA Youth Services Program, you may receive help such as:

  • Vocational/technical training
  • Work experience
  • On-the-Job training
  • Information and support accessing college, Regional Occupational Programs (ROP), Vocational Schools, Job Corps, and California Conservation Corps
  • Earn cash incentives
  • Assistance paying for books, uniforms, school supplies, and work-related tools
  • Job search assistance
  • Career assessment and exploration
  • Work readiness training
  • Resume building
  • Interview skills training
  • “How-To” workshops