YouthBuild 180 is a program funded by the Georgia Department of Labor that serves young adults (ages 16-24) by providing education and vocational training to help at-risk youth to attain their GED and National Construction Certification. YouthBuild 180 supports youth to understand the relevance of learning through meaningful, hands-on experiences and ultimately long-term employment. This dual-enrollment program, partners with Georgia Piedmont Technical College to provide students with their GED and certification in two (2) semesters.
Opportunities for students include:
Eligibility for YouthBuild 180:
Residents of DeKalb County between the ages of 16-24, who have not attained their high school diploma and meet at least one of the following criteria, are eligible:
For more information about YouthBuild 180, please contact:
Helen Yohannes, YouthBuild 180 Program Manager,
678-723-8204 or firstname.lastname@example.org