YouthBuild is a construction training program serving at-risk young men and women from low-income communities.  The goal of the program is to assist youth in overcoming negative attitudes and obtain a self-sufficient life. CAA's YouthBuild program integrates education, leadership development, counseling, construction and other vocational training skills.  Participants work toward their GED while learning job skills and serving their communities by building affordable housing.  Youth also have the opportunity to earn a national certification in construction.
The YouthBuild program provides:
  • GED classes
  • Personal mentoring
  • A peer support group
  • Mental toughness training
Participants also receive supportive services, such as:
  • Life skills training
  • Job skills training
  • Referral services
  • Childcare 
  • To participate, youth must:
  • Be between the ages of 16 and 24
  • Be a resident of Hamilton County
  • Have dropped out of high school
  • Be unemployed

View the YouthBuild brochure For more information on YouthBuild Construction & Training Program,  email Youth Services or call 513.569.1840 x 1466.
YouthBuild Construction & Training Program is made possible by:

Cincinnati State Technical & Community College · Corinthian Baptist Church · Connect 2 Success -Greater Cincinnati Microenterprise Initiative  
Habitat for Humanity · Hamilton County Juvenile Courts · Workforce Investment Act