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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:

Ventura County

East County & Camarillo

Pierrette Authier

805.298.3507

Santa Paula, Fillmore, Piru

Marixza Juarez

805.302.2666

Ventura & Ojai

Jessica Gallardo

805.202.6887

SANTA BARBARA NORTH COUNTY

Santa Maria

Vanessa Gonzalez

805.934.3537 x 1301

Lompoc

Juan Rubio

805.742.3950

SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COUNTY

Santa Barbara

Rebecca Miller

805.961.9200

Text: 805.881.3857

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 

(805) 884-6820

Ventura County:

Don Aguirre, Equal Opportunity Officer

County of Ventura, Human Services Agency

855 Partridge Drive

Ventura, CA 93003

(805) 477-5166