Young Adult ReEntry

Program Benefits

  • Paid work experience and on the job training

  • Paid incentives and stipends for reaching milestones

  • Support with needs assistance

  • Assistance with applying for financial aid

  • Tuition assistance, where financial aid is not available

  • Job placement services

  • Legal services (record expungement, diversion, modifying child support arrears, or obtaining a state driver’s license)

(See full list below)

The Goal

Ensure young adults involved in the justice system, and/or who left high school prior to graduation, are prepared with the skills needed to meet the the needs of local labor markets in order to obtain HIGHER PAYING JOBS.

The Goodwill® Young Adult Reentry Program (YARP) is made possible with a grant award of $720,420.00, from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration. YARP program activities and services will be supported with $279,753 in leveraged resources.

Eligibility Requirements

18 – 24 years of age

Have been or are currently involved with the juvenile or adult justice system which includes:

  • currently/previously incarcerated
  • under supervision (probation/parole, home arrest, etc.)
  • under an alternative sentence by the criminal justice system or
  • under a diversion program as an alternative to prosecution
  • eligible to work in the United States
  • Registered for Selective Service (male requirement only)

Note: Priority of Service is Provided to Veterans & Eligible Spouses of Veterans

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN JOINING THE PROGRAM?

Complete the form below, call or email our staff for next steps!

COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW

Within the next few business days, someone from our Reentry team will contact you with next steps and program requirements (See list above).

In partnership with Pima community college, the public workforce system, employers or employer associations, unions providing training, labor-management partnerships and the criminal justice system to provide eligible participants the following services:

  • Career exploration activities, including information on barriers to employment and requirements for entering their occupation;
  • Case management services, including the development of a comprehensive and personalized Learning Plan, which may be incorporated into the Individual Development Plan (IDP) that identifies strategies for achieving participants’ employment goals, including overcoming barriers and acquiring supportive services;
  • Assistance with linking participants to the social services required to help participants transition back to their communities, such as substance abuse and mental health treatment, healthcare, transportation, childcare, housing, legal aid, and other social services;
  • Job preparatory experiences;
  • Employment-focused services that lead to hiring, including the following approaches:
  • occupational education leading to industry-recognized stacked & latticed credentials
  • Registered Apprenticeship
  • work-based learning or
  • work experience
  • Assistance with applying for financial aid
  • Tuition assistance, where financial aid is not available
  • Job placement services
  • Legal services (record expungement, diversion, modifying child support arrears, or obtaining a state driver’s license)
  • 12 months of follow-up services

PROGRAM PARTNERS