6.1 Connecting Youth to Education and Employment Opportunities


Conference Presentation | February 22, 2013

Files: YouthCare Employment Handout (PDF | 150 KB | 2 pages) It’s Everybody’s Business: Engaging the Private Sector in Solutions to Youth Homelessness by Amanda Noble (PDF | 1.42 MB | 13 slides)

Education and employment opportunities can help stabilize youth who are formerly or currently experiencing homelessness and provide them with a foundation for a successful future. This workshop discusses strategies to help connect youth to employment and education opportunities, and the skills they need to obtain them. Presenters will explore how to develop partnerships with local employment and educational institutions.

  • Sherilyn Adams, Larkin Street Youth Services, San Francisco, CA (Moderator)
  • Melinda Giovengo, YouthCare Seattle, WA
  • Amanda Noble, Raising the Roof, Toronto, ON