Employment Connections for Opportunity Youth

The Temple University’s Center for Social Policy and Community Development is launching its Employment Connections for Opportunity Youth (ECOY) Program, which will serve 17-21 year old youth who have aged or are currently aging out of Foster Care. ECOY provides a comprehensive approach to college and career connectedness that include opportunities to exploration career options and exposure to career/college pathways. Participants can obtain the following supportive services:
  • Academic Support
  • Assistance With High School Equivalency
  • Certification (GED Or HiSET)
  • Paid Work Experiences/Internships
  • Career Exploration Workshops
  • Education And Career Development
  • Career Coaching
  • Work Readiness And Life Skills Training
  • Information Technology Certification
  • Business/Customer Service Certification
  • College Tours

For more information, please contact:

Center for Community Partnerships

Office of Community Relations
Temple University
Ritter Hall Annex, 4th Floor
1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 204-3170

This program is sponsored fully or in part by Philadelphia Works, Inc.