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

To start your application and explore all your program options, use our Program Match Finder. After answering questions about your needs and interests, you’ll instantly see a list of programs likely to be a match for you. Choose up to two (including Career Services for Justice-involved Young Adults if it shows up) that interest you most and we will reach out to you within two business days about next steps. 

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