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Michael Braverman, DHCD Commissioner Mayor Catherine E. Pugh


What is it?

YouthBuild is a program that assists high-risk youth to learn housing construction job skills and complete their high school education. Youth who participate in YouthBuild receive a combination of classroom academic, job skills development and on-site training in a construction trade. Participants are able to enhance skills as they construct and/or rehabilitate affordable housing for low-income and homeless persons or families while earning a GED.

Who is eligible?

Youth 18 to 21 who are interested in earning a GED and learning a trade in the construction industry.

What are the benefits?

Learn a trade while receiving a stipend and earn your GED.

How much does it cost?

The program is free to eligible youth.

How do you get involved?


Yolanda Little, Program Coordinator at (410) 396-3212