Westchester YouthBuild provides educational, career focused programs combined with construction skills training for youth ages 16-24 years of age and residing in the Cities of Peekskill, Mount Vernon and Yonkers. In addition to the various youth services the program assists their communities by addressing important issues as affordable housing, education, youth employment, crime prevention and leadership development.

While enrolled in the program participants receive the following services

  • High School Diploma Preparation
  • Construction Skills
  • Career Exploration
  • Community Service
  • Construction Certifications
  • Case Management
  • Higher Education Preparation
  • Leadership Development 
  • Job Readiness Preparation
  • Follow up services

Program Partners

  • Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES
  • Westchester Community Opportunity Program, Inc.
  • National Builders Association

Contact Information

 Westchester Community Opportunity Program  Carriel Brodie  (914) 664-8680
 Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES  Catherine Balestrieri  (914) 248-2452