E³ Services

Working with local providers to help older youth attain their educational, career, and personal goals.

About

E3 services offer a neighborhood-based, holistic approach to helping out-of-school youth and youth returning from juvenile placement to achieve long-term educational, career, and personal goals, including self-sufficiency. E3 provides support along three connected pathways: Education, Employment, and Empowerment.

Services include:

  • Literacy and numeracy skills.
  • High school diploma or GED attainment.
  • Connections to training or post-secondary education.
  • Post-secondary access and planning.
  • Job readiness training.
  • Access to subsidized employment including internships, community service, and service-learning opportunities.
  • Transition support into employment, pre-apprenticeships, or other training programs.
  • Career coaching.
  • Assistance with transportation, childcare, health services, secure housing, and other resources as needed.

Process and eligibility

There are five E3 services providers in Philadelphia. Visit the Philadelphia Youth Network’s website to find the provider nearest you and begin the application process.

Find an E3 service provider

To be eligible for E3 services you must be:

  • 16–24 years old.
  • A Philadelphia resident.
  • Out of school or returning from juvenile placement.

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