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Job Corps

Job Corps is the nation's largest and most comprehensive residential education and job training program for at-risk youth, ages 16 through 24. Job Corps combines classroom, practical, and work-based learning experiences to prepare youth for stable, long-term, high-paying jobs.

Job Corps is administered by the Department of Labor's Office of the Secretary. For information on Job Corps, including eligibility requirements and location of the center nearest you, call (800) 733-JOBS.

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Job Corps Center Locations
There are 122 Job Corps centers located throughout the United States, each offering educational training and a variety of vocational training programs. Visit this page to learn more about centers located near you and what they have to offer.

Laws on This Topic


Public Law 105-220
Workforce Investment Act of 1998