Youth Services Section

Our Youth Services are designed especially for young adults ages 16-24.

Available Workforce Services for Youths

Contact the Youth Counselors for more information on these services.

Workforce Solutions of Central Texas offer a variety of services to help individuals be successful in the ever-changing workforce of today's global economy. Our Services for Youths are designed especially for young adults ages 16-24 .

Certain services are available only to individuals who meet certain income eligibility requirements

One of the strongest tools that we offer is the Texas Workforce Commission's Job-Matching database, . In addition to personalized job matching, helps you build a resumé, provides access to career tools, and works as your job search agent.

The website Texas Reality Check, like it's name implies, is a tool that allows you determine, realistically, how much income you need to live the life-style that you desire. It can be an eye-opener as you adjust values and juggle lifestyle choices.

Other Services Offered

  • Paid Work Experience and Internships
  • Summer and Year-Round Employment
  • Leadership Development Activities such as Mentoring
  • Supportive Services such as Child Care
  • Counseling/Case Management
  • Dropout Prevention Strategies/Alternative Schools, GED Prep, TAAS/TASP Remediation
  • Job Preparation Workshops, Resume Preparation, Pre-Employment Classes, Online Job Search and Matching - including Resume Posting
  • Follow-Up Services
  • Vocational Skills Training (These services are available under our Adult WIOA program. See below for contact info.)
  • Career Exploration and Career Assessment

Vocational Skills Training

These services are available under our Adult WIOA program.
Contact Information
Vocational Skills Training is available to eligible young adults. We have helped thousands train to be a success in their chosen career with training that meets the demands of the ever-changing workforce. This service:
  • focuses on Vocational Skills Training
  • Is limited to 2 years of Year-Round Full-Time Assistance
  • Primarily pays for Tuition, Fees and Books

Paid Work Experience, Internships, and Summer Employment for Eligible Young Adults

  • Employment training at local businesses
  • Wages paid for 200-500 hours of training
  • Students must provide their own transportation
  • On-Site visits by Workforce Specialists to provide education on job ethics and responsibilities
  • Employment training placements based on student interest

All students can do job search to find their own employment, whether part-time, full-time, or summer jobs.

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Youth Offices Location and Contact Information

Youth Counselors and their locations

Kim Mack

300 Cheyenne, Killeen, TX (covers Ellison, Shoemaker, Pathways high schools and the Killeen area.)

(254) 200-2212
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Laura Nixon

300 Cheyenne, Killeen, TX (covers Killeen and Harker Heights high schools. Also covers cities of Hamilton, Hico, Gatesville, Jonesboro, Star and Evant.)

(254) 200-2210
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Javier Gomez

201 West Ave A, Temple Tx
(254) 742-4546
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Kenneth Luna

201 West Ave A, Temple
(254) 742-4546
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