Youth Opportunity Program

The Youth Opportunity Program (YOP) offers Monroe County youth an opportunity to complete a diploma, GED or to get and keep a job.

Program Information

The Youth Opportunity Program (YOP) offers Monroe County youth:

  • Academic Skills

  • Employment Services

  • Career Information

If you are 16-21 years old, from a low-income family, and could use help to complete a diploma, GED or to get and keep a job, let us show you how we can help!

Educational Services

The YOP offers a wide range of individual and group services for youth who are getting a high school diploma and for those in need of a GED. The educational services include:

  • One-on-one study sessions

  • Collaboration with high school teachers and counselors

  • GED test payment

  • Weekly appointments

  • Assistance with college enrollment and applying for financial aid

  • Advanced training and certificate program payment

  • Other supportive services, including transportation

 Employment Opportunities

The YOP provides personalized employment services. We offer services that will assist youth in finding and keeping a job, including:

  • Career exploration

  • Individual job search

  • Personalized resume and cover letter construction

  • Work-readiness workshops

  • Job shadowing

  • Other supportive services

Contact

Youth Opportunity Coordinator

Kane, Patricia
Youth Opportunity Coordinator
Special Education Services Building
734-242-5799 x1516

Youth Opportunity Specialist

Kaseman, Chuck
Youth Opportunity Specialist
Special Education Services Building
734.242.5799 x1867
Madrid, Steven
Youth Opportunity Specialist
Special Education Services Building
734.242.5799 x1520
Morrison, Cara
Youth Opportunity Specialist
Special Education Services Building
734-242-5799 x1869

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