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Man-Tra-Con Corporation provides youth 16-24 years of age assistance with developing and achieving career and educational goals. Services to youth are provided by contracts with Youth Service Providers and Man-Tra-Con Youth Service Specialists.

To be eligible to receive services a youth must be between 16 and 24 years of age, low income and meet at least one of the following barriers to employment:

  • School dropout (not attending any school and has not received a secondary school diploma or its equivalent)
  • Basic skills deficient (math and/or reading skills at or below 8th grade on TABE assessment)
  • Foster child
  • Pregnant or parent
  • Individual with disability, including learning disabilities
  • Homeless or a runaway
  • Offender
  • An individual with documentation showing they require additional assistance to complete an education program, or to secure and hold employment

Services to help youth develop and achieve goals include:

  • Paid and unpaid work experience
  • Tutoring
  • Study skills training
  • Alternative secondary school and GED classes
  • Summer employment opportunities
  • Occupational skills training
  • Leadership development
  • Supportive services
  • Adult mentoring
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Follow-up for 12 months after program completion

Current Youth Service Providers are:


For more information about our Youth Services Program, submit our Preliminary Interest Form or call 618-998-0970.

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