In-School Education Programs

Workforce Development Programs

Project Steps To Success serves individuals ages 18-24 who are currently or have been involved in the justice system.  The program seeks to prepare its participants for successful careers (in the areas of construction, healthcare, food service, and advanced manufacturing) while equipping them with new skills and abilities required to compete in today’s economy.

Face Forward 3 serves individuals ages 14 to 24 who have been or currently are involved in the juvenile justice system but do not have any convictions in the adult criminal justice system. The program provides comprehensive, integrated services that lead to participants’ entry into career pathways in the growing sectors of construction, health care, and food service.


YouthBuild Rochester serves disadvantaged high school dropouts ages 18 to 24.  The goals of the program are for participants to obtain a high school equivalency diploma and/or industry recognized certificate; increase literacy and numeracy; and employment or enrollment in post-secondary education.


  • YouthBuild Navigator provides guidance and assistance to out-of-school youth ages 16-24 to achieve academic and employment success. The program assists in removing barriers to achievement and provides opportunities for training, career exploration, work experience, and employment.

Pathways to Justice Careers for Youth
serves students ages 16 to 21 who are currently enrolled in a public or alternative high school, and who have been involved with or are at risk of becoming involved with the justice system. The program provides comprehensive services, including mentoring and career exploration, in order for youth to graduate high school or obtain a high school equivalency, and enter into the growing emergency services and social justice fields post-graduation.