YouthBuild Long Island is a signature program of United Way of Long Island, dedicated to changing the path of Long Island's youth by addressing the core issues facing low-income communities: housing, education, employment, crime prevention, and leadership development.
At YouthBuild, low-income men and women ages 18-24 work toward their TASC High School Equivalency Diploma while earning essential job skills.
Participants can choose from a variety of vocational training paths including:
- Building trades & weatherization
- Customer Service
- Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
- Medical billing and coding
- Home health aide
- Dietary aide
- Food manager certification
- Early child care
Generous supporters of YouthBuild Long Island
Albanese Organization * AT&T * Bank of America Charitable Foundation * Bethpage Federal Credit Union * BNB Bank * Byron T. & Ruth D. Miller Scholarship Fund * Capital One * Citi Ventures * Countess Moira Charitable Foundation * The Grainger Foundation * Island Outreach Foundation * MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. * National Grid * New York State Department of Labor * NYSERDA * Pritchard Charitable Trust * U.S. Department of Labor * Veronica B. Renken * The Winston Foundation