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Year Up Rhode Island

40 Fountain Street
7th floor
Providence, RI 02903

(401) 537-2253



A one-year, intensive training program that provides urban young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, an educational stipend, and corporate apprenticeships. During the first six months of the program, participants focus on skill mastery in Desktop Support / IT Help Desk; and the professional skills required in today's workplace such as effective communication, leadership, and teamwork. During the second six months of the program, students are placed in apprenticeships with local partner companies. A stipend is provided to all participants throughout the one-year, full-time educational program. In addition, Year Up students have an opportunity to earn up to 18 college credits through articulation agreements with NEIT and J&W University.

Primary Services:

  • Occupation Specific Job Training  [Show Definition Details]

  • Training and Employment Programs  [Show Definition Details]

  • Vocational Centers  [Show Definition Details]

  • Work Clothing  [Show Definition Details]

  • Youth Employment Programs  [Show Definition Details]

General Information


Office: Mon-Fri 8:30AM-5:00PM; Class: Mon-Fri 8:30AM-3:30PM

Intake Process:

Admission is a multi-step process. Students are admitted on a rolling basis. New classes start every 6 months.

Program Fees:

No Fees


Age 18-24, high school diploma or GED, low to moderate income, able to travel to Providence every day

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