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Youth Vision

Youth Vision

Program Name

Youth Vision

Agency Name

Kansas WorkforceONE

Program Description

The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title IB Youth Program provides services to youth ages 14-21. The main thrust of the Youth Program is to increase the focus on longer-term academic and occupational learning opportunities and provide long-term comprehensive service strategies. Youth services are provided to in-school or out-of-school youth ages 14-21. 

List of Services

  • Tutoring, study-skills training, and instruction leading to the completion of secondary school including drop-out prevention strategies;
  • Alternative secondary school services;
  • Summer employment opportunities directly linked to academic and occupational learning;
  • Paid and unpaid work experiences, including job shadows and internships;
  • Occupational skills training;
  • Leadership development opportunities;
  • Supportive services;
  • Adult mentoring for the period of participation;
  • Follow-up services for no less than 12 months after the completion of the participant; and Comprehensive guidance and counseling

Locations

  • Great Bend – Susan Gibson – 620-793-5445
  • Salina – Timothy Kempisty – 785-827-0385
  • Hays – Jennifer Younger – 785-625-5654
  • Garden City – Micaela Calvillo-Madrid – 620-276-2339
  • Hutchinson – Danielle Atkinson – 620-665-3559

Website Link

http://www.kansasworkforceone.org/content/view/16/22/

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Contact Information for Referrals

Allison Stewart – Director of Operations
Kansas WorkforceONE
631 E. Crawford, Suite 206
Salina, KS 67401
Phone : 785-493-8018
Fax: 785-493-8244
Cell phone: 620-200-2994
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