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Train & Earn

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Train & Earn (formerly the Out-of-School Youth Program) is a career pathways program that provides comprehensive job training and employment services, along with support services needed by participants to find a permanent job, obtain their high school equivalency if applicable, and access postsecondary education and training.  Train & Earn is for youth and young adults aged 16–24, who are not working and not in school, and meet certain eligibility requirements.

Enrollment Dates

  • Enrollment is ongoing – some providers operate in cycles. Please check with your local program.

Program Requirements

  • Age 16 - 24
  • Not attending school nor working.
  • Must meet income and other eligibility criteria
  • Must be a New York City resident

Additional Information

  • Must be able to work lawfully in the United States to participate in paid work experiences
  • For more information, call DYCD Community Connect at 1-800-246-4646.

Click here to access a list of Train & Earn providers

*The Department of Youth and Community Development is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.