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Workforce Solutions Alamo (WSA) Youth Empowerment Services! (YES) offers no-cost services to eligible youth between the ages of 16-24 gain the necessary education, training, and skills needed to enter the workforce and meet employer needs. Funding through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

Services Offered

  • Tutoring, study skills, training, instruction, and dropout prevention

  • Alternative secondary school services or dropout recovery services

  • Paid and Unpaid Work Experience

  • Occupational Skills Training

  • Education offered concurrently with workforce preparation and training for a specific occupation

  • Leadership Development Opportunities

  • Support Services, Financial Support, incentives

  • Mentoring

  • Follow-up services

  • Guidance and Counseling

  • Financial Literacy Education

  • Entrepreneurial (Owning a Business) Training

  • Labor Market information

  • Post-secondary Preparation and Transition Activities

Basic Steps for the YES! Program

  • Eligibility Determination

  • Objective Assessment

  • Development of an ISS (Goal Plan)

  • Program Participation

  • Follow Up Services

Services are based on eligibility.

WIOA Youth YES! Rural Program Success Stories

Youth Success Story Atascosa

Atascosa County Youth Success Story

The city of Pleasanton Texas and Workforce Solution Alamo (WSA) recently partnered up to serve the youth in the Atascosa County area. The city had been looking for candidates to hire for three positions that were filled by our youth. City Manager, Johnny Guizer said...
Youth Alejandra Perez

FRIO County Youth Success Story

Alejandra Perez was born in Mexico and came to the United States about 2 years ago. She was a struggling youth, as you could imagine and struggled with learning the English language. She attended Pearsall High School and barely passes her classes since she struggled...
Youth Alyssa Stroble

Guadalupe County Youth Success Story

Alyssa Stroble came to the youth program as an OSY and was pregnant, she was looking to further her education for her and her daughter. Her goal coming in was to get her certification as a pharmacy tech, and after vetting several schools she chose The College of...
Youth Mika Diaz

Comal County Youth Success Story

Youth Mika Diaz enrolled into the YES! Program July 2019 in search of an education and a long-term career. Mika was a recent high school graduate working in a fast food restaurant that would only give her 20 hours a week. She was barely making ends meet and knew she...
Youth Caden Baxter

Kendall County Youth Success Story

Caden Baxter came into the WIOA Youth program in September of 2019 as an In-School Youth. He wanted assistance with finding a job and completing high school. He was attending the Boerne Academy due to involvement with the criminal justice system and living with a...

Get Connected

Find Your Youth Program Specialist
Shantelle Artis
210 919-9759
sartis@wsalamo.org

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