Job Corps is
the nation's largest and most comprehensive residential education and job
training program for at-risk youth, ages 16 through 24. Job Corps combines
classroom, practical, and work-based learning experiences to prepare youth for
stable, long-term, high-paying jobs.
Job Corps is administered by the Department of
Labor's Office of the Secretary. For information on Job Corps, including
eligibility requirements and location of the center nearest you, call (800)
DOL Web Pages on This
Job Corps Center
There are 122 Job Corps centers located throughout the United
States, each offering educational training and a variety of vocational training
programs. Visit this page to learn more about centers located near you and what
they have to offer.
Laws on This Topic
Workforce Investment Act of 1998