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 • Wells Fargo • TriState Capital Bank • The Winston Foundation