WIOA Youth Program

Youth Succeed

Youth Succeed

The Youth Succeed program is a federally-funded Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program that offers assistance in supporting youth to obtain their high school diploma, GED, or post-secondary certificate/training (2 years or less), and encourages youth through their education by offering case management and supportive services. Services provided are based on individual need and availability of funding.

How to Apply

To complete an initial screening to determine if you are eligible for this program, please fill out a Youth Referral Form and return it to the Adams County Workforce and Business Center by mail, email, fax, or in person.


  • Career pathway counseling provided by Youth Succeed staff
  • Alternative schools service to achieve diploma or GED
  • Financial assistance for 1-2 year career programs and professional certifications
  • Financial support for educational needs
  • Tutoring and study skills training
  • Work-related skills workshops/training
  • Paid and unpaid work experiences, including internships and job shadowing
  • Referral to guidance and counseling for:
    • Alcohol
    • Drugs
    • Mental Health
    • Other
  • Leadership development
  • Summer employment opportunities
  • Adult mentoring
  • Work-based learning opportunities such as pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships, and career academies
  • Financial literacy education
  • Entrepreneurial skills training
  • Activities that help youth prepare for and transition to postsecondary education and training
  • Services that provide labor market information¬†

Eligibility Requirements

Youth can apply for this program if they meet the following requirements:

  • Ages 16-24
  • Low-income
  • Face a challenge to employment