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Life Skills and Employment Program

Youth Services System, Inc. offers Life Skills/Employment Programs to male and female youth ages 14-21. Our Life Skills/Employment Programs incorporate the Casey Life Skills Curriculum, an evidence-based program to assess the life skills needs of our youth and to assist them in building skills and planning to achieve long-term goals.


Services Provided:

  • Casey Life Skills assessments
  • Life Skill Instruction focusing on healthy relationships, work and study habits, budgeting, hygiene and utilizing community resources.
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Mentoring
  • Work Program Opportunities
  • Community Leadership Initiatives
  • Employment Skills Training including job search, application completion, resume development, interview skills and employment mentoring.
  • Referral for other necessary services and educational opportunities.
  • Link to Discharge/Aftercare Planning Services 

Location of Services:

Life Skill Services are provided within YSS Residential Sites, Transitional Living, Workforce Centers and other social service provider sites, community settings and the comfort of your own home. 


Availability:

Assessments and services are available Monday-Friday between 8:30am-5:00pm as well as evenings and weekends with advance scheduling.   


Outcomes:

  • Increased life skills
  • Complete and/or further education
  • Better educational performance.
  • Gain and maintain employment.
  • Improved relationships.

Contact Information:

Referrals are accepted 24 hours a day/seven days a week by contacting Central Referral at 1-800-977-8918 or (304) 233-9627. 


Mailing Address:

Youth Services System, Inc.
PO Box 6041
Wheeling, WV 26003-0717