Our Mission

To provide underserved young adults with the education, training and life skills necessary to become gainfully employed and build a better future.
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Invest in your wellness.

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Take control of your academic success.

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Learn new skills and put them to use.

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Make a difference in your community.

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Achieve your career goals.

OUR PROGRAMS 

HIGH SCHOOL

EDUCATION

YouthBuild Lake County believes that education is a gateway to success. Over 30% of North Chicago students leave high school before graduation, and many find it difficult to thrive…

HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE

CAREER TRAINING

Construction training is at the core of YouthBuild’s mission. We believe that the skills acquired through vocational training extend far beyond the work site. Students learn the importance of hard work…

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Come every day. Keep coming even after you get your diploma, because YBLC is still there for you. Don’t take this opportunity for granted because they care.

Jamaica, YBLC alum

Stay dedicated and strive for success. It’s not where you are but where you want to be.

Shemual, YBLC alum

It gets tough, but stick it out with a positive attitude. It will be worth it in the end.

Allison, YBLC alum