Jacksonville Youth Works, Inc.

"From Handguns to Nail Guns!"

A 501c3 non-profit organization geared towards helping at-risk (at-hope) Youth between the ages of 14 -25 years old to become productive members of society. We are committed to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for at-risk (at-hope) youth. Through innovative literacy programs, mentorships, and skills training, we aim to empower young individuals to thrive and succeed in life. 

Join us in making a difference in the lives of our community's youth!

Community Revitalization Projects

The City of Jacksonville Mayor's Violence Reduction Plan along with L.I.S.C. (2022)

Our Youth completed Facade Improvements on 11 homes in the Historical Neighborhood of Durkeeville in Jacksonville, Florida 

(Durkeeville's Spruce Up Project)

Youth Workforce Development Training & Mentorship

Jacksonville Youth Works, Inc. partnered with The Preservation Firm and other community partners to complete the City of Jacksonville's Rise Up Grant in 2023 for our Summer Program! We believe in training and developing our Youth to become productive members of society!

Empowering At-Risk Youth for a Brighter Future

Transforming Lives Through Literacy and Skill Building

Jacksonville Youth Works, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping at-risk youth between the ages of 14-25 years old to become productive members of society. Explore our Summer YouthBuild program launching in June 2024.

Our Highlights

Discover how Jacksonville Youth Works, Inc. is making a positive impact on the lives of at-risk youth through our dedicated programs and initiatives. See below for some of our key highlights:

Summer YouthBuild Program

Our Summer YouthBuild program offers at-risk youth a unique opportunity to develop essential skills and gain hands-on experience in construction projects, setting them on a path towards a successful future.

Literacy Programs

Through our specialized literacy programs, we enhance the reading and writing skills of young individuals, fostering a love for learning and self-improvement.

Skill Building Workshops

Our skill-building workshops provide practical training in various fields, equipping youth with valuable expertise that enhances their employability and career prospects.

Community Outreach Initiatives

Engage with our community outreach initiatives that aim to create awareness, support, and opportunities for at-risk youth, fostering a more inclusive and supportive society.

Youth Empowered

Skills Developed

Success Stories

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