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Out Of School Youth

School District of Phila. Re-Engagement Center

A one stop shopping resource center to help 16-21 year olds reenroll in diploma or GED programs. Call 215-400-6700 or visit  the center at 440 North Broad Street Suite 1013 7:30-6:00 pm M-F
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Listing of Options

Alternatives to Traditional High School

Click below to get listing of alternatives to traditional high schools for out of school youth or those looking for alternatives. Listing from Project U-Turn. or from school districts website
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Free GED Video tutorials

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Keystone First GED Program

For Keystone First members who are interested in obtaining their GED.
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Project U Turn

Out of school? Want a high school diploma or GED? Call 1-877-TURN-180 for help.

E3 Power Program

Helps out of school youth acquire the necessary skills and work experience to make the transition into adulthood. Programs include: mentoring; college readiness; community service; GED; tutoring and support groups. 5 locations:

E3 Center City 112 N Broad Street, 12th Floor |267-­238-­3180

E3 North 2800 N American Street | 215-763­8870 ext. 7260

E3 Southwest 5407 Grays Avenue | 267-299-2509

E3 West 4111 Lancaster Avenue | 215-387-2134

YES- Youth Empowerment Services

YES’ year-round open entry program combines enticing media and art activities with proven counseling models, GED preparatory classes and job-readiness training. Call 215.769.0340 for info.

Communities in Schools of Philadelphia (CISP)

CISP specializes in helping kids learn succesfully, stay in school, and prepare for life. They have dozens of innovative programs to help disadvantaged, low income, underserved students succeed. Programs include: After School Enrichment Academies; ELECT Cradle to Classroom; Males Achieving Responsibility (teen fathers); Parent Child Home initiative; Career Academies; and Youth Works (summer job program)- 2000 Hamilton Street- 267-386-4600.

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School

YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School provides out-of-school youth in Philadelphia with the broadest range of tools, supports and opportunities available to become self-sufficient, responsible and productive citizens in their community.
Students earn their high school diplomas while learning valuable job skills and engaging in community service projects. YouthBuild Philadelphia rebuilds lives and communities! 1231 N. Broad St, 3rd Fl 215-627-8671.

ECOY Program- Employment Connections for Opportunity Youth

Serves 17-21 year old who are, or have, aged out of foster care get GED/High School Diploma, job opportunities and much more. Call 215-204-3170 for info and  here for flyer.

Truancy and Behavioral Interventions

School District of Philadelphia Office of Instructional and Behavioral Intervention- tries to create individualized pathways that lead to quality education for each student- 215-400-4220, option 1

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