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Cream City YouthBuild



Are you interested in learning construction and leadership skills, building homes, and accessing well-paying employment?  Are you a high school drop-out who wants to get your HSED/GED? If so, Cream City YouthBuild may be for you!

Cream City YouthBuild prepares young adults for careers and employment in the construction industry through a focus on attaining a high school diploma and construction skills while receiving exposure and access to employment in the construction trades. YouthBuild occupational skill training provides industry-recognized construction credentials. Participants work on construction sites acquiring construction and life skills through a combination of hands-on learning and mentorship. Services include industry-supported curricula, credentialing options, and tutoring.


  • Milwaukee County resident, ages 16 – 24

  • U.S. citizen or resident alien who is permitted to work in the U.S.

  • High school dropout, or a high school graduate/GED who is Basic Skills Deficient and not enrolled in post-secondary education.

  • And be an individual who is one or more of the following:

    • Low income, defined as having an annual household income less than 70% of the federal poverty guideline and/or

    • A current or former foster youth and/or

    • A youth offender and/or

    • An adult offender and/or

    • A youth who is an individual with a disability and/or

    • Migrant Youth and/or

    • Youth is a child of an incarcerated parent.

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2342 North 27th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53210

Phone: (414) 270-1700Fax: (414) 225-2375

Deaf, hearing or speech impaired callers may reach us by the Wisconsin Relay number 711.

Employ Milwaukee is an Equal Opportunity Employer & Service Provider.

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