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Youth

youth_girlDetroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) takes an active interest not just in adult jobseekers, but also in the next generation of Detroit talent.

From the time they enter high-school up to age 24, Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation engages with Detroit youth across a wide range of areas, from additional education or training opportunities, to career advice and coaching, to work-readiness programs and credentials.

DESC’s Year-Round Youth Program improves the long term employment prospects of young people by providing:

  • Case management
  • Basic and work readiness skills training
  • Occupational training
  • Paid work experiences
  • Follow-up and supportive services to eligible in-school and out-of-school City of Detroit youth ages 14-24.

DESC’s Year-Round Youth Program providers are:

Funding for this work comes both from the federal government via the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and also through the generosity of corporations and private foundations who support our work in this vital area.

Follow the links for more information about our CARES and Year-Round Youth programs.