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Out Of School Youth Resources

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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Project U Turn

Out of school? Want a high school diploma or GED? Call 267-502-3800 for info

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

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.

PHEAA (PA Higher Education Assistance Agency)

A one-stop resource to help students meet their academic, financial aid, and career planning needs- 1-800-692-7392

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.

Gateway to College

Gateway to College at Community College of Philadelphia is a scholarship program for School District of Philadelphia students, ages of 16-21, who have dropped out of school but have a desire to get back on track and earn a high school diploma and college credits. Call 215-751-8246 or go online for an application.

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