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Out-of-School Program

The Out-of-School Program provides skills workshops, career awareness and work readiness modules, basic education, GED preparation and basic computer training, as well as vocational skills training.  Training is provided in the following areas: Construction Trades, Emergency Medical Technology, Hospitality, Education and Information Technology, including Website Development.  This is a year-round program that serves young adults, ages 16- 24 who are no longer attending secondary or post-secondary school.  It is a training vehicle that assists youth in achieving short and long term educational and employability goals through relevant occupational skills training and guidance.

Service Contact: 
Office of Youth Services
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(202) 698-3492
Contact Fax: 
(202) 698-5693
Contact TTY: 
Contact Suite #: 
2nd Floor
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm