Workforce Development Board of Herkimer, Madison & Oneida Counties, Inc.

YouthBuild Program


YouthBuild will help individuals earn their high school equivalency diploma, gain hands-on construction skills, develop leadership skills and become involved with the local community in a positive manner.

  • TASC Preparation Classes
  • Occupational Skills Training
  • Leadership Development
  • Pathways to College & Careers
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Supportive Case Management


To qualify, you must be a Utica resident between ages of 18-24 and have dropped out of school or be basic skills deficient. You must also be a member of disadvantaged youth population (must meet one) such as a member of a low income family, spent your youth in foster care, spent time as a youthful or adult offender or the child of incarcerated parents, have a disability, or be a migrant youth.

Contact Information

Grant Calogero, Youth Build Project Director

Phone: 315-207-6951, ext. 109



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