WIOA Youth Services:
WIOA Youth Services provide youth with assistance to develop job goals, work experience, tutoring, support in obtaining a diploma or GED, and job placement services. WIOA Youth Services are currently offered in: St. Louis City; the Illinois counties of Bond, Madison, Randolph, Monroe, St. Clair, Washington, Clinton; and the Missouri counties of St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, Perry, Iron, Madison, Bollinger, Cape Giradeau, Stoddard, Scott, Mississippi, New Madrid, Dunklin, and Pemiscot.
For St. Louis City, please contact Rosalind Mack at 314-982-8827. For Illinois Counties, please contact Robin Pruitt at 618-979-0351. For other locations please contact 314-241-3464 for contact and referral information.
STL Youth Jobs is a summer jobs program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24, who live in some neighborhoods in St. Louis City. Please see http://stlyouthjobs.org for more information. This activity is financed in part through an allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of St. Louis’ Community Development Administration.
School to Work Transition:
Transition Services (School to Work) provides high school students with disabilities the skills and work experiences to prepare them for successful employment and service linkages after graduation. This program is offered at all Career Centers, and includes placement services. See “Find a Career Center” to contact an office closest to you for referral or private pay information)
Juvenile Transition Services:
Juvenile Justice helps youth in juvenile detention centers in St. Louis city find employment and obtain their High School Diploma through Missouri Options, this service is offered at our downtown St. Louis Innovative Concept Academy. Please contact ICA at 314-231-3720 for scheduling and referral information.
Imagination Learning Center:
Imagination Learning Center at the Aftergut Center provides child day care services to consumers participating in MERS Goodwill rehabilitation programs, MERS Goodwill staff, and to families living or working in the downtown area. More information can be found at www.imaginationlearningcenter.com. Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact 314-241-3464 for rates and more information about the program.