Western Maryland Consortium Disconnected Youth Services (Washington FY18 - Annual)

Partners

Funding and Referral Partners

  • Hagerstown Community College
  • Department of Social Services
  • Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • DORS
  • Family Center
  • Dad's Program
  • Goodwill

Year-Round Work Experience Partners

  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Tractor Supply
  • Duvinage, LLC
  • American Heart Association
Action Plan

Additional outreach will be provided to the communities through the Health Department, housing and homeless shelters to reach disconnected youth. The Western MD Consoritum will partner with Washignton County Public Schools to help locate withdrawn disconnected youth. Western MD Consoritum will develop an easier enrollment/intake and orientation process. Follow-up will occur more frequently with the youth and the Consortium will develop mentoring and support for the youth. 

 

Program Summary

The Western Maryland Consortium is a regional workforce development agency which offers a wide range of services which include GED attainment, resume development, skills training, and job search assistance to help participants utimlately become self-sufficient. Funding provided to the Western Maryland Consortium helps to fill gaps to provide additional and/or enhanced services to local disconnected youth.    

Target Population

Youth ages 16-24 residing in Washington County who are neither working nor in school. 

Governor's Strategic Goal

Disconnected Youth 

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