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Youth Builders Program

Youth Builders Program (YBP)


The Youth Builders Program will provide academic assistance for students in school and GED testing preparation and job skill developments for youth not in school.


Student participants will spend 10 hours a week in the program while participants not in school will spend 20 hours.


Youth Builders staff will work closely with school counselors to ensure the success of student participants and assist in job-placement for participants who have completed the program.



• Ages 16-21 (parents MUST be involved for participants under 19)

• Citizenship Alien Status (Right-to-Work)

• Date of Birth

• Low Income

• Selective Service (Males 18-25 years of age)

• Have ONE Barrier

Documentation is required to verify the above


Youth barriers:

• Deficient in basic literary skills

• High School Dropout

• Homeless, Runaway, Foster Child

• Pregnant and Parenting

• Offender


Participant Bonuses:

• Monetary incentives for passing the GED with 75%


Email: tearsinc@bellsouth.net

Website: www.tearsinc.org

Location: 1011 South Railroad Street, Phenix City, AL 36867

GED Hours: 11 AM to 3 PM on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Call 334-291-6363 for more information about Youth Builders Program

Supported by TEARS, Inc. & United Way of Chattahoochee Valley

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