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Youth Employment Program 2024

Eligibiliy
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Please submit the YEP Eligibility form to see if you are eligible.

YEP Eligibility Form

THIS IS NOT AN APPLICATION

Do you live in the Town of Hempstead or City of Long Beach?

Are you between the ages of 16 and 20?

Are you a college student?

Are you presently receiving or are a member of a family receiving cash welfare?

Are you a member of a family that receives an income that does not exceed 200% of the federal income poverty guidelines (for more information, please click on button below):

There appears to be an error. Please review your responses to submit again.

Your data has been submitted.  Please scroll down to see your eligibility.  If you are eligible, you will need to submit the application in the link provided.

Who Can Apply?

YEP is open to youth who:

  • Reside in the Town of Hempstead or City of Long Beach;

  • Are 18-20 years old;

  • Eligible to work in the U.S.; and

  • Are presently:

    • Receiving, or is a member of a family receiving cash welfare or receives an income that does not exceed 200% of the federal income poverty guidelines (for more information, please see here for guidelines.)

    • Homeless; or

    • A foster child

Thank you for submitting this form

Based on your responses, it does not appear like you are eligible for the Youth Employment Program.  At HempsteadWorks, we have a variety of other services and programs for youth.  Please visit our Youth Services page for more information or call us at 516-485-5000.

Thank you for submitting this form.

Based on your responses, it appears like you may be eligible for the Youth Employment Program. Please follow instructions below to proceed with the application process.

 

Download the YEP Application here Once completed, please bring with you the YEP Application and the following documents to our office Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4:00 pm:

 

  • A Copy of your Birth Certificate

  • A copy of your Social Security Card

  • A copy of your resume

  • Proof of disability, if applicable

  • Proof of income (for more information, please refer to TANF Poverty Guidelines here)

  • School record

  • Valid Alien Registration Card (US Resident for last 5 years)

  • Valid Driver’s License, Learner’s Permit, New York State ID, School ID with photograph

If you have any questions, please call us at (516) 485-5000 and dial #4 for Youth.

Please note: If you are found eligible for the program, you will have to get a physical examination and pass a drug test.

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