Eligibility and enrollment
In order to see if you or someone you want to refer to our program qualifies, please check the eligibility lists below first.
WIOA In-School Youth Eligibility:
- Basic skills deficient;
- An English language learner;
- An offender;
- A homeless individual, a homeless child or youth, or a runaway;
- An individual in foster care or who has aged out of the foster care system or who has attained 16 years of age and left foster care for kinship guardianship or adoption, a child eligible for assistance under sec. 477 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 677), or in an out-of-home placement;
- An individual who is pregnant or parenting;
- An individual with a disability; or
- An individual who requires additional assistance to complete an educational program or to secure or hold employment.
WIOA Out-of-School Youth Eligibility:
About our eligibility and enrollment process
The Ready S.E.T. OC Program is not an entitlement program. This means that we are not required to enroll all youth. If you or the person you want to refer to our program is ready, contact us through one of the four ways:
- call our main office at (562) 383-4227
- text at (657) 210-1295
- Complete the Youth Interest Form
- Complete the Referral Form
Once you have been certified eligible, you will be contacted to be interviewed by your assigned Case Manager, who will determine your motivation and eagerness to receive training and services. Only youth who are willing to make the year-long commitment to the program will be able to participate.
Before submitting all documentation, ask yourself, "Am I ready to..."
- learn through weekly workshops
- regularly communicate with my Case Manager
- commit to a job (you may be working weekends)
- obtain an occupational skills certificate
- become self-sufficient