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.

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Calendar of Events

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Support our work and the young people who are rebuilding their communities and their lives.

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Join us at our annual Garden Party!

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Summer Jobs Program for Louisville Youth!

If you'll be 16-21 years old on June 1, 2019 and are a resident of Louisville, you can work to get a quality job this summer thru SummerWorks!  SummerWorks, a partnership of KentuckianaWorks and YouthBuild Louisville, is a free program that matches young people in Louisville to quality summer jobs . Click here to learn more!

Watch our Building Lives Breakfast video!  

2016-2017 Louisville Metro Council Meeting

Watch as YouthBuild Louisville student, Derrick Vincent, makes a presentation to Louisville Metro Council on the importance of the program in the lives of urban youth.  

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All Kentuckians are mandated reporters of child abuse. If you suspect abuse, report it. Face It provides information on how to report abuse: #FaceIt #CAPM2019 #HowToRaiseAKYian
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It is vital for our young people to #saynotodrugs 🚫 so we have partnered with Steam Exchange to create t-shirts to advocate the benefits of being drug free.
Phase one of our t-shirt workshop was this past Friday and each student designed a logo that will be featured on the final design. Stay tuned to see the progress and final design of their t-shirts 👕. And a special #shoutout to Centerstone Kentucky for funding our project. #youthbuild
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Keeping kids safe is an adult responsibility. Face It provides abuse prevention best practices and resources for those who work with youth:
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Youthbuild is looking beautiful🌷🌻#youthbuild #spring

During Child Abuse Prevention Month, it’s important to remember that everyone has a role in keeping communities safe for kids to grow and thrive. We are a proud partner in the @KosairCharities @faceitabuse movement to end child abuse. #FaceIt #CAPM2019 #HowToRaiseAKYian youthbuildlouky photo

It is vital for our young people to #saynotodrugs🚫 so we are partnering with @steamxchange to make 👕's that advocate the benefits of being drug free.
YouthBuild students designed logos for…

Our YouthBuild students dropped in on the employees of @RepublicDiesel with a surprise box of iced cookies to thank them for helping move the Kosair playhouse and for being great neighbors to us at YouthBuild. #youthbuild youthbuildlouky photo

The Face It Movement launched in April 2013 as an initiative led by @KosairCharities in response to the increasing number of child abuse deaths in the Commonwealth. Visit: and @faceitabuse to learn more. #FaceIt #CAPM2019 #HowToRaiseAKYian youthbuildlouky photo

Our students had a informative talk with 5 lawyers about navigating the court system. Thank you @LASLou for your partnership and supporting our young people! #youthbuild #legalaid youthbuildlouky photo