Youth Opportunity (YO)
Bureau of Child & Adolescent Health
Division of Community Health & Prevention
Illinois Department of Human Services
Assist targeted population to remain in and complete high school; identify career goals; obtain marketable skills, and move toward self-sufficiency
Youth Opportunity services include: intensive counseling, with a focus on building self-esteem; on-site case management, with an emphasis on identifying and resolving barriers to school completion; career awareness activities; job readiness activities; vocational training; advocacy; job placement and job retention support; and mentoring.
Services delivered in one Chicago Public School through a partnership with the Youth Guidance organization.
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