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In partnership with the City of Santa Ana, Workforce Development program, OCCTAC provides Transitional Age Youth (16 – 24 years old) educational skills, job training, work experience, and career counseling in the field of Arts, Education & Technology, mentoring, leadership opportunities and other support services.


This program is funded by The City of Santa Ana, Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) grant.

OCCTAC is an equal opportunity employer

OCCTAC's Youth Employment Program (YEP) prioritizes on serving:

* Foster Youth

* Homeless Youth

* Parenting Teens

* Students With Special Needs

* Youth That Has Dropped Out Of School

All youth in the YEP program will receive the following services:

* Academic & Career Counseling

* Adult Mentoring

* Case Management

* Leadership Development

* Literacy & Math Tutoring

* Paid Work Experience/Training

* Supportive Services

Dates & Times:

The times and dates for the activities in this program will vary based on the needs and interests of each participant


* Participant must be between 16 & 24 years of age 

* Eligibility to work in the United States

* Santa Ana resident (An exception may be made based on need and at the discretion of the YEP Coordinator)

* Current TB Test

Note: All documents proving the requirements above must be presented at the time of interview.


For more information and to register for this program please contact:

Sandra Lopez
Youth Employment Program (YEP) Coordinator
T: 714-547-5468 x 311

If you have any questions or complains in regards to our Equal Opportunity Policy in direct relation to our YEP Program (Youth Employment Program), please contact:

Jennifer Sommers
Equal Opportunity Officer, City of Santa Ana

20 Civic Center Plaza M-24, Santa Ana, CA 92701

T: 714-647-5348
TDD: 714-656-2669 

TTY: Please call the California Relay Service at 711

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