YouthBuild Louisville assists young people in meeting significant life goals, such as preparing for college and careers, by providing services in education, vocational training, community service, case management, placement, and post-graduation support.


In response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), YouthBuild Louisville is operating on limited in-office staffing and students are on a virtual/ in- person hybrid schedule.   YBL students are working with their teachers and case managers daily online.

If you are between 18-24 and are in need of assistance with housing, email

SummerWorks is continuing to build summer job possibilities and teaching soft skills online.  Youth and businesses can register at 

If you are an alumni needing assistance, please email:

We have compiled a list of resources for staff, students and community members: Click here for a list of resources.

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A new class has begun but you can still apply!

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YouthBuild Louisville: 2020 Graduation

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YouthBuild Louisville thanks LG&E and KU Foundation for another year of support in our mission to restore and expand Louisville's green spaces, train the next generation of environmental stewards, and champion equity in the field. @lgeku #UrbanConservationCorps #plant4planet youthbuildlouky photo

As of February 15, 2021, Resilience and Community Services will start accepting new appointments for those in need of rental assistance because of financial hardship resulting the COVID-19 pandemic. Call their automated scheduler at 502-308-3344, visit youthbuildlouky photo

No matter how it manifests, Love is the Key to keeping us together and fulfilled ❤🗝 This Valentine's Day, YBL is so grateful for the love the community has poured into us, and honored to be able to pour it right back into you 💝 #HappyValentinesDay #loveisthekey #givingback youthbuildlouky photo

Anderson Wood is currently accepting applications for Material Handlers in Louisville KY. Email steve.james to apply youthbuildlouky photo

We are thrilled to be featured on the latest episode of the @NRPA_news podcast, OPEN Space!

Listen here to learn about what our Urban Conservation Corps and Jefferson Memorial Forest are doing to foster racial equity in Louisville's outdoor spaces:
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