A program for disadvantaged City of St. Louis youth ages 16-24 will give the ability to earn pay, help build affordable housing, teach leadership.

YouthBuild is a highly-successful, alternative education program for young people who have a high school diploma, GED or HSE. The primary target populations for YouthBuild are adjudicated youth, youth aging out of foster care, out-of-school youth, and other at-risk populations ages 16-24.

The program focuses on leadership development, financial literacy, and academic enhancement, technical skills training in construction, community service and support from staff and students committed to each other's success.

To Apply:

Send referrals to attention Dr. Alice M Prince:

  • by Email at,
  • by Fax to (314) 589-8058, or
  • by Mail to SLATE, 1520 Market St, Saint Louis, MO 63103.

Program questions should be directed to Rochelle Hall, Program Coordinator at (314) 622-3233.

Disclaimer: An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Missouri Relay Service at 711.

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