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The Workforce and Economic Development Department offers two programs to youth in Bucks County through PA CareerLink®. Both programs are grant funded to provide career exploration, workplace readiness skills, post-graduation opportunities, industry recognized certifications and credentials.

  1. Out-of-School Youth Program
  2. In-School Youth Program

Out-of-School Youth Program (Ages 16 to 24)

The Out-of-School Youth (OSY) Program offers free High School Equivalency (GED or HiSET) instruction and Employment Services for eligible Bucks County Youth ages 16 to 24. Youth who already have a high school diploma or equivalency may qualify for Employment Services.

OSY program offices are located at the Trevose and Perkasie locations of PA CareerLink® Bucks County.  The OSY program is  currently offering services both virtually and in person. Programming is open enrollment, so youth may join at any time. Services are offered year-round, Monday through Friday. 

Fees related to studying for and attaining a high school equivalency (GED or HiSET) are covered for all enrolled participants, including textbooks, online resources, study materials, and testing fees. 

For general program inquiries email us at Or check out our website at:

Employment Services Available

  • Resumé, cover letter, and interview preparation
  • Opportunity to gain nationally recognized certifications
  • Placement in paid work experience/internships opportunities
  • Funding for occupational skills training 
  • Tools and tips about employability skills needed to enhance career opportunities

Other Benefits of Enrollment

  • Comprehensive guidance and counseling during enrollment and for a year after during follow-up
  • Incentives such as gift cards for benchmark achievements
  • Supportive Services such as uniform reimbursement and transportation assistance
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PA CareerLink® Bucks County is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. This service is 100% federally funded with WIOA funds.