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Young Adults Can Get a High School Diploma with the New Jersey Youth Corps

The New Jersey Youth Corps offers young adults in Sussex and northern Warren Counties the opportunity to earn their High School diploma, receive a weekly stipend and get on-the-job training through community service.

Youth Corps gives young adults, ages 16 - 25, in Sussex and northern Warren County, New Jersey, a chance to prepare for the High School Equivalency exam, get on-the-job training, perform community service, and earn a weekly stipend. Transportation, childcare and the support needed to succeed is provided.

New Jersey Youth Corps of Sussex County offers:

  • Literacy and High School Equivalency Education.

  • THREE college credits at Sussex County Community College.

  • Skills for work and life.

  • Personal and career counseling.

  • Community service/job placement.

  • Free transportation to and from home, Project Self-Sufficiency and local work sites.

  • Free childcare.

  • Next step support, including $7,500 towards tuition, textbooks, computers, and fees for higher education.


To be eligible to participate, youth corps members must be high school drop-outs, ages 16 - 25, who reside in the New Jersey counties of Sussex and Warren.

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 Enrolling Now! Register Today 

Get started today!  Call 973-940-3500 or register online.​


Youth Corps is a program of the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development. Sites are located throughout New Jersey.

Volunteer tutors needed, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., to assist students with math, English, social studies, and science.

Call 973-940-3500 to volunteer.


Meet Our Students!



Career Advancement Program available to New Jersey Youth Corps graduates

Career Advancement Program

Educational opportunities for New Jersey Youth Corps gradates!

  • Free transportation and childcare

  • Work towards certificate programs and advance degrees. 

  • Obtain industry recognized credentials

$7,500 stipend can be allocated to:

  • Tuition

  • Fees

  • Equipment, including laptops and computers

  • Textbooks

  • Internship salaries

Get one-on-one Case Management help, identify career goals, and more!

Call 973-940-3500 to Enroll in the Career Advancement Program
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