Montco Works NOW

 

MontcoWorks NOW Eligibility Requirements:

MontcoWorks NOW serves at-risk youth and young adults who:

  • reside in Montgomery County
  • are between the ages of 14-24
  • possess a significant barrier to completing or advancing in education or obtaining employment

 

In-school youth must be aged 14-21, attending school, low income, and meet one or more additional conditions, which could include:

  • Basic skills deficient;
  • English language learner;
  • An offender;
  • Homeless,
  • Runaway,
  • In foster care or aged out of the foster care system;
  • Pregnant or parenting;
  • An individual with a disability;
  • Person who requires additional assistance to enter or complete an educational program or to secure and hold employment

Out-of-school youth must be aged 16-24, not attending any school, and meet one or more additional conditions, which could include:

  • School dropout; within age of compulsory attendance but has not attended for at least the most recent complete school year calendar quarter;
  • Holds a secondary school diploma or recognized equivalent and is low-income and is basic skills deficient or an English language learner;
  • Subject to the juvenile or adult justice system; homeless, runaway, in foster care or aged out of the foster care system, eligible for assistance under Section 477, Social Security Act, or in out-of-home placement; pregnant or parenting; an individual with a disability;
  • Low income person who requires additional assistance to enter or complete an educational program or to secure and hold employment