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YouthBuild Program

Eufaula Housing Authority’s YouthBuild program is a youth development program that serves out-of-school youth in the Barbour County area. Young adults ages 16-24 are provided with the opportunity, hope, and support to rebuild their lives and are equipped with the necessary skills to facilitate lifelong success in both the workforce and the community. 

Philosophy 
The YouthBuild philosophy is to convey the importance of post-secondary education as a vehicle for individual advancement and growth. 

Eligibility 
In addition the 16-24 age requirement, participants must be a high school dropout, or have recently dropped out and re-entered. Participants must also be from one of six disadvantaged groups which include: 
  • Low-income household
  • Parent incarcerated
  • Youth aging out of foster care
  • Youth with a disability
  • Homeless
  • Adjudicated youth