United Community Services for Working Families
United Community Services for Working Families - YouthBuild Program
Provides 17-24 year olds in the Reading area with the opportunity to learn academic, job readiness, and occupational skills by preparing them to make a successful transition into post-secondary education, the construction industry and other high-growth occupational sectors. Students prepare for the GED while also learning to become self-sufficient, career-minded adults.
1251 North Front Street
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Must:
- Be at least 17 years old, but not older than 24 years old, on the first day of the school year
- Not have a high school diploma or GED
- Successfully complete UCS YouthBuild 5 step enrollment process
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (610) 374-3319 Main
  • (484) 664-2853 Fax
Intake Requirements: Application, income verification, interviewRequired to:
- Attend an information session.
- Take the TABE test.
- Submit eligibility documentation(picture ID, social security card, selective services for males 18 or older, and proof of income).
- Successfully pass an interview.
- Complete our 2 week Mental Toughness Orientation
Intake Procedure: Contact UCS to schedule appointment to start application process.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Service Contact: Any YouthBuild/United Community Services Staff member, 610-374-3319
  • GED/High School Equivalency Test Instruction
  • Occupation Specific Job Training
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United Community Services for Working Families
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