Youth Networked Services
Find your career path today! Young Adults 16-24 are eligible
Youth Networked Services (YNS) provides educational and employment support to youth ages 16-24 that are seeking opportunities and meet Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) eligibility requirements.*
Are you eligible?
You are 16- 24 years old, live in Ventura or Santa Barbara County, and also face one of these circumstances:
- Experiencing homelessness
- Challenges with finishing high school
- Pregnant or parenting
- In or transitioning out of the foster care system
- Past conviction
- Documented disability
- English Language Learner
Get in touch with a local YNS coordinator:
SANTA BARBARA NORTH COUNTY
SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COUNTY
Elena, a first-generation immigrant, sacrificed her education to help support her disabled single mother. Elena graduated high school at 23 and found employment assistance through PathPoint’s Youth Networked Services in Ventura County. After completing both a paid internship and Phlebotomy class, Elena says she wouldn’t know what to do without the opportunity PathPoint provided her for her future. Elena is currently employed at a medical group.
Where Are We & How To Contact Us?
Youth Networked Services is a local program funded by the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014.
*WIOA Title 1 financial assisted program or activity is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Equal Opportunity is the Law
The Workforce Development Board can give you technical assistance. Please send your grievance or questions to:
Santa Barbara County:
Linda Hillman, Deputy Director, Equal Opportunity Officer
Santa Barbara County Workforce Development Board
130 East Ortega Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Care of: Marco Medina, WDB Program Liaison, Equal Opportunity Officer
Don Aguirre, Equal Opportunity Officer
County of Ventura, Human Services Agency
855 Partridge Drive
Ventura, CA 93003