Youth Services

About Youth Services

Through collaborative partnerships with Frederick County Workforce Services, and Frederick County Office for Children and Families, Family Partnership provides youth development services to youth between the ages of 16-24 who are facing a barrier or barriers to completing a high school education and/ or engaging in gainful employment.

Education Services

  • Adult education classes (GED & ESL) provided on-site through a partnership with Frederick Community College Adult Education program. These classes are available for youth 18 years and over.
  • Limited education services are available for youth under 18
  • High school classes provided on-site through Frederick County Virtual School
  • Tutoring and study skills provided individually or in small groups

Employment Services

  • Occupational and entrepreneurial skills training
  • Paid and unpaid work experiences, including internships and job shadowing
  • Career Assessments and goal setting
  • Job readiness and career exploration workshops 

Supportive Services

  • Adult mentoring
  • Child care
  • Transportation
  • Comprehensive guidance and counseling
  • Follow up services
  • Leadership development opportunities, which may include community service and peer-centered activities
  • Counseling – mental health referrals and limited fee coverage
  • Service Coordination/Case Management
  • Post-Secondary Information and Assistance