Young Adult (Youth) Professional & Business Development Training 

Thank you for your interest in POC's national Young Adult Professional Development Training program designed to the build and advance underserved communities by providing future leaders with the resources they need to continue their education, land high demand careers, or become successful entrepreneurs.

Please take a moment to complete the short pre-eligiblity form to qualify for the program.

To participate in this program you must be between the ages of 16-24 years. However, if you are over 25 years of age, POC will provide other resources to aid in your professional development. 

The following video is used for the purpose of explaining some of the qualifying factors to participate in the program. However, it must be understood that this program is not part of the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) which will be mentioned throughout the video. 

After completion of the video and form, if for any reason you do not qualify based on your responses, one of our Career Advisors will contact you to find other resources or determine other ways that may qualify you.

Full Name 

Phone Number 

Email Address 


Are you between the ages of 16-24?

How many people reside in your household?

What is your family's annual household income?

Does any of the following apply to you?

  • Basic Skill Deficiency: I test at or below an eighth grade level in math, reading or language.lect all that apply to you
  • English Language Learner: I have limited ability in speaking, reading, writing or understanding english, English is not my primary language, or I live in a community where English is not used as the primary language.
  • Offender: I have been through the criminal justice system or have previously been arrested and/or convicted.
  • Homeless: I am a runaways, in foster care, aged out of foster care, or  in an out-of-home placement.
  • Pregnant/ Parenting
  • Individual with a disability
  • High School Dropout
  • Have high school diploma or GED, but not currently enrolled in school
  • Currently attending GED prep or an adult training program

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