Adolescent Education & Social Support Resources

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  • 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:

  • 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.

    Click here for contact information and eligibility requirements.

  • 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.

  • Rainbow Center

    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. 

Last Modified on March 8, 2018