SBCS offers a full spectrum of services that provide young adults the resources and skills they need to reach their full potential and give their best to themselves and their community. Services are designed to engage and/or reengage you in educational and employment resources. By developing skills through classes, workshops, development activities, civic engagement and community resource connection, you’ll have a greater chance of avoiding future involvement in the justice system and increasing financial independence.  

For more information, contact (619) 319-WORK (9675) or email

Who It's For

  • Ages 16–24
  • Currently or previously involved in the justice system
  • In school or out of school
  • Unemployed or underemployed

This program offers help:

  • Deciding what career is right for me
  • With starting school or a certificate program
  • Finding a temporary job or internship
  • Finding a long-term job
  • Learning new job skills

How to Apply

Use Program Match Finder to begin enrollment. It usually takes 10–15 minutes to complete. Answer questions about your needs and interests, then you’ll instantly see a list of programs you’re likely eligible for. If you’re eligible for Career Services for Justice-involved Young Adults, it will be the only program on your results page. If you’re not eligible, the program will not show up and you’ll choose a different program you likely are eligible for. Submit your selection then we’ll contact you about next steps. 

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