First Step, Inc.: First Step Youth Training Program
Lena Thomas, Youth Employment Coordinator
3527 North Rolling Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21244
10400 Ridgeland Road
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
Economically disadvantaged youth ages 16 to 18 with barriers such as skill deficiencies, homelessness, offender status or pregnant/parenting status, who have dropped out of school. Must have at least an 8th grade math and reading level.
Pre employment and career assessment, GED and basic education classes, counseling, job skill enhancement and placement services.
Baltimore County Public Schools: Life Works
Joann Lewis, Project Coordinator
The Rosedale Center
8200 Old Philadelphia Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21237
11th and 12th graders enrolled in The Rosedale Center for Alternative Education and who are deficient in reading and math.
Remediation in reading and math, career and post-secondary educational exploration, counseling and job skill enhancement, plus participation in a six week paid summer internship. Transition coordinators provide support services to students upon return to their home school and placement services upon graduation.
Catapult Learning Career Starters
7930 Eastern Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland 21224
Jenifer Walter, Center Director
1055 Taylor Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21286
Lisa Blair, Center Director
Economically disadvantaged youth ages 16 to 21 who have dropped out of school. Must have at least an 8th grade reading level and 6th grade math level.
GED preparation, computer literacy training, career planning, leadership development, and placement services. This program promotes self esteem while helping youth to achieve educational success and financial independence.
Revised May 15, 2014