Breaking Through Barriers
The Breaking Through Barriers program includes programs such as CalGRIP and the I-80 Opportunities Corridor.
Berkeley Youth Alternatives (BYA) operates multiple employment-readiness and job training programs for youth and young adults ages 14-24. Participation in BYA’s Steps-2-Success programs prepares today’s youth and young adults to enter the workforce of tomorrow, equipped with the needed skills to transition into adulthood. BYA mandates that all participants adhere to high standards in their personal, academic, and workforce-related endeavors while receiving comprehensive support services that includes mental health counseling, one-one tutoring, securing drivers’ licenses/identification cards, GED preparation, emergency shelter, health education, and pregnancy prevention.
YouthWORKS is a program that provides case managed services to at-risk and in-risk youth that are 16 to 21. Services are participation based and include: academic support, transportation assistance, cultural enrichment trips, life skills and pre-employment training.
Scotlan Youth and Family Center