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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;

  • 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.


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.

Get started today!  Learn more at an Open House.  Call 973-940-3500 or register online.​

Get a high school diploma at Project Self-Sufficiency

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.

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