Westside Youth Opportunity Community Center

From agency: Mayor's Office of Employment Development
Resource Details
Alternate Name Youth Opportunity Community Center
Description YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES (YO): Serves youth 18-24, who are disconnected from school and/or the workforce and links them to community-based educational, workforce preparation and personal development services. Offers an alternative school for over aged youth, GED and Pre-GED classes and also provides on-line courses to assist youth earn a diploma. Assists youth with job readiness classes, job placement services, career screening based on skills and interests and career training in high growth industries. Youth are able to participate in college fairs and tours and use the computer. Also provides life skills, clubs, fun social events, fitness center and a recording studio.

YO! Headquarters
101 West 24th Street 
Baltimore, MD 21218 
Ernest Dorsey, Director, 410-396-6722
YO! Eastside
1212 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21213
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Hours of operation:
Mon: 8:30AM 4:30PM
Tue: 8:30AM 4:30PM
Wed: 8:30AM 4:30PM
Thu: 8:30AM 4:30PM
Fri: 8:30AM 4:30PM
Eligibility Youth, ages 18-24. Who are Baltimore city residents and out of school.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Orientation Wednesdays at 10AM.
Documents Required Social Security card, photo ID, and birth certificate required.
Volunteer Requirements 21 and older.
Volunteer Duties Property maintenance and cleaning.
Programs at this agency Career Academy Youth Services
Workforce Reception Center
Youth Services Division
Eastside One-Stop Career Center
Northwest One-Stop Career Center/Re-Entry Center, The
Access Art

Contact Information
Toll Free Number 410-545-6950
Fax Number 410-545-6967
Main 410-545-6953
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Sites offering this Program 1510 West Lafayette Avenue