Youth Services

PRIDE’s youth services program helps youth with disabilities and those exiting foster care prepare for an independent adult life. These youth are often already at a disadvantage, and through this program, PRIDE provides individualized services and a mentoring relationship to help each individual address their unique educational and employment needs. Services include paid work experience, soft skills employment training, tutoring, employment placement assistance, and job coaching.

Services Provided

  • Assessment
  • Employment Preparation
  • Tutoring and assistance
  • Help to access community resources
  • Paid work experience
  • Customized job development services
  • Job placement
  • Job coaching

Partners

PRIDE works with several other youth-oriented organizations to ensure that individuals in the program have access to the full range of services they need, without duplicating services. Our partners include:

• Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento
• Placer County Department of Education
• Sacramento County Office of Education
• CA Dept. of Rehabilitation

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“The guidance I received from Danielle and PRIDE’s youth services team will continue to help me when I attend college and build a career.”

-Phoenix

Eligibility Requirements

  • Reside in Placer County
  • Ages 17-21 years old and out-of-school
  • Income eligible
  • Face one or more qualifying hurdles such as drop-out, homeless, experience in foster care, disability, substance abuse, mental health, poor work history, or government assistance