Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or high school equivalency credential, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life:
- Students can earn a high school diploma, a high school equivalency credential, or college credits through Job Corps.
- Job Corps offer career technical training in more than 100 career areas.
- Students receive housing, meals, basic health care, a living allowance, training, and preparation for a career, all at no cost.
- For up to 21 months after graduation, a career transition counselor will help your student make the transition from Job Corps into the real world.