YouthBuild Long Island

  • NY


Deer Park

United States

About Us

YouthBuild Long Island is a free youth and community-development program, as well an alternative school, that simultaneously addresses core issues facing low-income communities: housing, education, employment, crime prevention, and leadership development. At YouthBuild, low-income young men and women, ages 18 to 24, work towards their General Equivalency Diploma (GED) while learning hands-on job skills by building affordable Green housing for low- to moderate-income people and participating in leadership development activities in their communities. A strong focus is placed on Green collar job opportunities in Energy Efficiency, Renewables, Weatherization, Energy Star construction, and Home Performance.