Young Adult Vocational Program Eliot Community Human Services

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Contact Information

Eliot Community Human Services
Contact: Ray Thomas, Program Director
Email Address: rthomas@eliotchs.org
Phone: 781-643-5093
Fax: 781-643-8056

60 Lowell Street Second Floor Arlington, MA 02476-4131
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Young Adult Vocational Program

Narrative

The members attending Y.A.V.P range in age from 16-25 and have been referred to the program through various support agencies. Typically, these individuals have faced obstacles in job situations.

Y.A.V.P. has various work contacts within the community. Our Job Developers work closely with our members and our employer partners to seek out great job matches. In addition, the program provides individualized help to assist members with their educational goals. This includes coordinating GED and tutoring services including, disability support at Middlesex Community College, touring local college campuses, researching scholarships and financial aid, and coordinating other educational opportunities. Y.A.V.P. offers career development opportunities established by matching members’ preferences. The program encourages members to volunteer and intern as a way to prepare for work.

Service Types

  • Day Activity
  • Job Placement
  • Job Skills
  • Job Support
  • Job Training
  • Relationship/Friendship Support
  • Skills Training
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Day/Work Activity
  • Education
  • Information/Referral
  • Mental Health
  • Support Groups
  • Transition
  • Vocational

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59

Languages Spoken

  • French

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Free Transport
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DMH