We are hope. Opportunity.

The answer to "Where do I go from here?" Where young people find the best in themselves and take their first step toward new, better lives.

We are YBLC... and we welcome you.

Did you know? YBLC students go from 95% unemployed to 78% placement in jobs or college.

Find out more about how you can help now.

Watch our 2014 fundraising video.

Our Partners & Affiliates

  • Americorps
  • United Way of Lake County
  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity The US Department of Labor will provide $500,000 in funding for the YouthBuild program in 2013, which is 58% of the total program budget.