More about NY Youth Works
NY Youth Works is a statewide program to combat the unacceptably high unemployment rates among inner city youth in communities across New York. The new program includes $25 million in tax credits for businesses that hire unemployed and disadvantaged youth and $62 million to support job training programs. (Click here to learn more about the NY Youth Works program.)
For Youth (Ages 16-24) – This program can help you get a job! Plus, you may earn up to $900 to cover your expenses if you get training from an authorized NY Youth Works provider. Click here for more details.
For Businesses – Your business can earn tax credits of up to $4,000 for eligible youth starting work between January 1, 2012 and July 1, 2012. Your business must be certified to participate in the program. The process is easy; click here for details.
Do you have questions about the program, and how it applies to you, your friends or your family? Click here to submit a question (and share on your facebook wall)! You can visit this site on Friday at 11 a.m. to participate in the live chat. A transcript of the chat will be posted online here after the chat.