Community Building

When you look around your community you see close family, your best friends, and neighbors that you’ve known since you were small. Why not take the skills that you learn at YBLC to make their lives better?

Affordable Housing

Build affordable homes for people just like you, right here in Lake County! You’ll help your own community and improve your marketable construction skills. Learn more.

Community Service

Participate in a variety of community service events throughout the year. We’ve cleaned up parks, painted community centers, read to local children, and more. You may even earn an AmeriCorps Education Award worth $1,450! Learn more.

Fee-for-Service Program

Also known as YouthBuild Lake County Services, this distinct program operates under the umbrella of the agency and bids on construction jobs for other nonprofit entities and affordable housing agencies. Learn more.

Our Partners & Affiliates

  • Americorps
  • United Way of Lake County
  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
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