The 2016 Directory of Youth and Family Services: Community and Confinement Access Guide provides youth and families in DC and Prince George's County with information on accessing free services, including behavioral and medical treatment, special education, public education, vocational training, substance abuse, and housing alternatives.
2016 Directory of Youth and Family Services: Community and Confinement Access Guide
DC residents can call the Access HelpLine at 1-888-7WE-HELP to get connected to behavioral health services. Access HelpLine is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Ana G. Mendez University System
The Ana G. Mendez University System is the first adult higher education dual language program in the US. Offering undergraduate and graduate degrees through a flexible schedule, the university serves Hispanic adult students in five campuses in the US, including Wheaton, MD. Academic programs include education, health, business, communications, social sciences, science and technology, and culinary arts.
Ansell-Casey Life Skills Assessment
This website provides assessments and resources for youth employability and life skills.
Back On Track DC
This webtool helps DC residents who want to get back on track with their plans to pursue a secondary education credential and a career pathway by matching residents with alternative and adult-serving education programs across the District.
Building a Successful Postsecondary Preparatory Program at a Back on Track School
This case study of the North Queens Community High School describes how the school helped its students get back on track to earn a high school diploma. It presents tools and resources of various aspects of its postsecondary preparation program.
Career Coach DC
OSSE's Career Coach DC helps people find a career pathway and education and training programs that best fit their interests. Users can search for careers and education programs, take a career assessment, and build their resume.
Career Development Framework
The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) Career Development Framework illustrates career pathways through skill development, career readiness, and the transition to the workforce.
Career One Stop
This website provides tools and assessments for career exploration and preparation.
Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School
The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School provides immigrants with adult education classes, life skills programs, and support services. Programs include English as a Second Language, GED in English and Spanish, computer literacy, citizenship test preparation; career training in health, IT, culinary arts, and education; and support services such as mental health counseling, job placement, leadership training and much more.