Adolescent Education & Social Support Resources
Alternative Credit & Credit Recovery
Information for students at Westminster High School, Hidden Lake High School and the Westminster Virtual Academy:
College in Colorado
High school students can get help planning for high school, careers, college and more on this resource website provided by the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE). Visit collegeincolorado.org.
Adams County Workforce & Youth Resources
- Access the Adams County Workforce & Business Center online at adcogov.org/workforce-business-center.
- Adams County's Youth Succeed program is a federally-funded program that assists youth ages 14 to 21 in obtaining their high school diploma, GED or certificate/training (two years or less). Learn more in the program flier.
- WIA Barrier Requirements:
- For youth who meet one of the barriers identified by the Servicios de La Raza program. Read the requirements for WIA online here.
Transition for Young Adults (TYA)
This program is for females aged 14 to 21 years old living in the Denver Metro area involved in the juvenile justice system. Access the TYA Eligibility Requirements (PDF) here.
Work & Gain Educational & Employment Skills (WAGEES)
The WAGEES project works to improve the employment prospects of young-adult released prisoners and high school dropouts living in high-poverty, high-crime communities.
Click here to learn about the WAGEES program at Servicios de la Raza.
Youth Experience Success (YES)
The YES program focuses on education, employment and training opportunities for young people between the ages of 14 to 24. Visit serviciosdelaraza.org/yes for more information.
Colorado Youth for a Change (CYC)
Association working to solve Colorado's student dropout crisis. Learn more on their website youthforachange.org.
Crisis Hotline Colorado
Call 1-844-493-TALK (8255) or text 741741
For individuals of all ages suffering fro suicidal thoughts or mental health issues.
Community Reach Mental Health Urgent Care
8931 Huron St. | Thornton, CO 80260
Open Saturdays and Sundays
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For anyone in need of support regardless of their funding source.
For more information visit communityreachcenter.org.
A drop-in empowerment center for persons with mental illness. Click here to read the program brochure.
Rise Above Colorado
Youth drug abuse prevention services in Colorado. Visit riseaboveco.org for more information.
Servicios de La Raza
Click here for programs and services offered by this organization.