The goal of the SELACO WDB youth programs is to ensure that youth are empowered with the knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary for employment and economic independence in higher-skill, and higher wage careers. Some of the program objectives for youth services are as follows:

•    Self-sufficiency though entered employment
•    Educational attainment
•    Set personal goals
•    Explore career paths
•    Become job ready
•    Provide follow up services

SELACO WDB youth programs expose youth to opportunities which will prepare them for the future by providing them a comprehensive array of services which will furnish them with the tools necessary to make sound decisions regarding their future and career choices. WIOA youth programs operate year-round and serve youth ages 14-24 who face significant barriers to educational achievement and employment.