Empowers Youth Program

Empowered Youth

Anoka County Empowers receives state and federal funds to provide employment and training opportunities to out-of-school residents of Anoka County ages 16 to 24 and in-school residents ages 14 to 24.

Anoka County Empowers program emphasize services to out-of-school and disconnected young adults, high school dropout recovery and attainment of recognized post secondary credentials. It prepares vulnerable young job seekers for successful employment.

Please call 763-324-2284 for any questions or to have an application mailed.

The application is also accessible electronically below.

Youth on the Move

This program provides paid work experience for young adults, ages 18+, with disabilities to increase work readiness and employment outcomes.

Youth on the Move Flyer (PDF)

Employment for All

Benefit for Employers and Employees! Young adults ages 18-21 with a disability, can "earn and learn" through "hands-on" training during their normal work day. Employers receive 50% reimbursement of eligible new employee's wages if they lack some of the skills required to do the job, the employer agrees to train the employee and other criteria are met.

Employment for All Flyer (PDF)

To Apply:

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