YouthBuild Program Pre-Apprenticeship Program Member + Alumni Services Success Stories Apply Now Menu YouthBuild Program Pre-Apprenticeship Program Member + Alumni Services Success Stories Apply Now Take Control of Your Future We’re all individuals with different backgrounds, different experiences, different strengths, and different weaknesses. We all learn differently, and we have different hopes and dreams. You might not even know what your goals are right now. That’s OK! But there is one thing you need to achieve success — you have to want it. You have to choose to improve your life and make it better than it was before. We provide the encouragement, support, and guidance, but you have to put in the hard work to make a difference in your life.So, are you ready for change? WHAT’S NEXT: Fill out the form below to get started. One of our staff members will contact you shortly after with more information. Attend an information session. After filling out the form below, you will receive an email with information about how to join the next information session. Information sessions are held in-person every Monday from 1-2pm. After attending the Information session, we will ask you to take a basic skills test which helps us measure where you are academically. You will also participate in an interview where you and a staff member plan for your success here at YBLC, followed by a Career Assessment where we help you understand what career options best fit your personality. After those steps are complete, you’ll be invited to participate in Mental Toughness–– a two-week trial period where you will experience what it’s like to be in our program. Still have questions? Check out our FAQ page. Take the first step! Complete this form and start the process. First Name Last Name What are your pronouns? She/Her/HersHe/Him/HisThey/Them/TheirsOther Do you know what program you are interested in? YouthBuild Program – I need my high school diploma and want to learn about building trades Pre-Apprentice Program – I have my high school diploma or GED and want to work in the building trades/construction YouthBuild ProgramPre-Apprentice ProgramUnsure Your Email Date of Birth Mobile Phone Number Alternate Phone Number (Parent, Guardian, Counselor, etc) Facebook Profile Name (If provided, we can contact you through Facebook Messenger) Street Address 1 Street Address 2 City State IL Zip How did you hear about YouthBuild? Counselor or Probation OfficerLocal High SchoolCurrent or Past YouthBuild MemberPrint FlyerSocial MediaYouthBuild WebsiteFamily/FriendsOther If you selected Family/Friends, please indicate their name If you selected other, please specify What high school did you last attend? Do you have a high school diploma/GED? YesNo Are you a YouthBuild Alumni? YesNo Do you have an IEP? (Leave blank if the answer is no) Yes Are you fully vaccinated? YesNo When was the date of your second vaccination dose or your booster? Type “self” to verify you are not a robot Please hit submit only once. When your application goes through, a green confirmation box will appear below.