YEP Works is a work-based learning program for youth, ages 16 to 24, who are either disconnected from school or enrolled in alternative or non-traditional educational programs. Participants earn stipends while gaining transferable work-based skills in customer service and social emotional learning. Our postsecondary and employment transition team helps graduates progress into employment, internships, postsecondary education, and advanced training programs.

Services Provided:

  • 10-week paid training program in Customer Service and social emotion learning

  • Assistance with applying for jobs, college, and other training opportunities

  • Opportunities for internships in our bike shop and thrift store

  • 6-months of post-program transition support

  • Retail Industry Fundamentals Credential


YEP Bike Works: 1604 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

New Orleans, LA, 70113

(504) 264-7090

YEP Thrift Works: 1626 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. 

New Orleans, LA 70113

(504) 702-8070