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Philadelphia Youth Services - Education & Career Connections Program


8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Contact Us

100 S. Broad Street
Suite 650
Philadelphia, PA 19110

Online Links

Webpage: https://info.edsi.com/ecc-e3
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eccphilly/

About Us

EDSI Youth Services in Philadelphia offers a WIOA OSY (out of school) Youth services to 16-24 year-old Philadelphia residents without a high school diploma and focuses on:

  • Education
    • Free tutoring is provided
    • Upskilling in math and reading to prepare you for training or college
    • Academic preparation for the four GED tests in Math, Reading, Language Arts, and Social Studies
    • Take each GED test for free ($120 value)
    • Receive the Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma
  • Career and Employment
    • Career readiness workshops and speakers
    • In-person work experiences/internships
    • Resume development
    • Mock interviews
  • Connections and Empowerment
    • Learn how to apply to and pay for college
    • Help locating free or low-cost training programs
    • Connections to apprenticeship opportunities
    • Help landing a job and creating a career pathway
    • Financial literacy

Financial incentives are available for earning your GED, enrolling in college, starting an apprenticeship, enrolling in a training program, completing career readiness assingnments, participating in a mock interview and participating in a job shadow.

Supportive services are available to help you complete the program.

Services We Provide

Academic upskilling, GED testing, career services, internships, work experiences, leadership development opportunities, empowerment, education, employment and more.

Meet the Team

Youth Advocate
Program Manager
Enrollment QA Specialist

Would you like to get started with the Education and Career Connections Program?