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.