Important Notice Regarding COVID-19 Response at YOU Boston

At YOU Boston the health and safety of our staff, our clients, and the community we serve is of the utmost importance. Due to recent developments involving the  COVID-19 virus, as of March 17, 2020, the YOU Boston center has been closed and all in-person programming has been suspended until further notice.

YOU Boston staff continue to actively engage all clients, partners and programming remotely and are available to answer any of your questions.

We understand that young people and their families may be facing new challenges and need additional support during this difficult time. Our team remains dedicated to serving these needs and will continue to work with city and community partners to find solutions.

We will keep you updated as this situation evolves.

YOU Boston empowers young people from court-involved or at-risk backgroundsto succeed in the workforce, in the community, and in their lives.

YOU Boston Gets Results.

$15/hour

Average wage for youth enteringprivate sector employment

Youth placed in private jobswho stayed for 30+ days

YOU Boston supports young people through three progressive levels of employment – job-readiness training, subsidized employment, and private sector placement – with the goal of preparing them for sustainable, living wage jobs.

By the time YOU Boston youth advance to private sector employment, they show staying power – the result of months of intense case management, mentorship, job training, and personal growth.

And Changes Lives.

Chuckie Cosme started a new life as an apprentice in the sprinklerfitters union thanks to Operation Exit, a YOU Boston program for citizens returning from incarceration. Learn more about Operation Exit.

You can join the YOU Boston effort.

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FY18-FY19

692

YOUTH SERVED

254

PLACED IN SUBSIDIZED JOBS

121

PLACED IN PRIVATE SECTOR JOBS

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