Youth Services

WorkSource Southwest Georgia can meet you where you are, and assist you decide where you want to go. Whether you are currently enrolled in school or out-of-school, but looking to get back on track, WorkSource Southwest Georgia can help.

Our contracted service providers for youth includes: Dougherty County School Systems, Paxen Learning Services LLC, Southern Regional Technical College and Terrell County Board of Education.

In-School Youth are eligible if they are ages 14-21, reside in any of the 14 service counties and/or meet low-income qualifications and have one of the following barriers:

  • Basic literacy skills deficiency
  • School drop-out
  • Homeless, runaway or foster child
  • Pregnant or parenting
  • Offender
  • Disabled
  • Youth who need additional assistance to secure educational or employment opportunities

Out of School Youth are eligible if they are ages 16-24, reside in any of the 14 service counties and/or meet low-income qualifications and have one or more of the above mentioned barriers.

Our services include tutoring, alternative secondary school opportunities, summer employment, paid and unpaid work experience, financial lieracy, entrepreneur skills training, Labor Market Information, occupational skills training, leadership development activities, supportive services, adult mentoring, follow-up services for 12 months and comprehensive guidance and counseling.

Click here for a list of current youth providers.

For more information, contact Rebecca O’Neil, Programs Manager, at 229-336-2378 or roneil@colquittga.org.