Congratulations on graduating from YouthBuild! You’ve got that diploma and some meaningful work experience. So what now?
Now you’re part of a national and international network of YouthBuild Alumni. YouthBuild Philadelphia is leading the way on “what now?” and offers a comprehensive Year 2 program of services to help you continue to advance on your life path.
During your second YouthBuild year as an alumni, you and your Postsecondary Coordinator will work together monthly to help you identify opportunities to advance your career. We will work together to find employment opportunities, help you stay in the jobs you get, and connect you to community partners for professional development and volunteer opportunities that are essential to your career plan.
See below for some Self-Service resources we’ve uploaded for you.
As a graduate you can request your academic records from YouthBuild for school, work, or for yourself.
- If you’d like a copy of your transcript and diploma, please request that here. This takes between 1-2 weeks (10 business days) to process and is free to request.
- If you’d like an original diploma, please request that here. This takes up to 6 weeks to process and costs $10 cash or money order. Please leave the the $10 with Mr. Thomas Harrison at YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School at 1231 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA Floor #5 between the hours of 9am-11:30am Monday-Friday (except holidays).
- If you have questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a voicemail at (215) 627-8671 ext.13. We will respond much faster to email.
If you are a school or workplace please refer to the following guidelines. We will do our best to process these within 1-2 weeks (10 business days).
- To request a copy of an alumni’s transcript/diploma, please email us at email@example.com or leave a voicemail at (215) 627-8671 ext. 13 with the student’s waiver/signature to release the records and their name, date of birth, last 4 digits of their SSN, and graduation year. We will respond much faster to email.
- To verify graduation date only, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the alumni’s full name, graduation year, and case number that your organization uses to track requests. We will respond much faster to email.
Preparing for College
Test Prep Resources
Colleges we work with
Community College of Philadelphia
Preparing for Employment
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Partner organizations to job training
Financial counseling one-on-one
Financial Planning classes and savings match program
Health and Human Service Resources
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and South New Jersey’s 2-1-1 Call Center initiative ensures that individuals in need have access to vital local program resources and information (for everyday needs and crisis situations).
Referrals are available for:
- Basic Human Needs Resources
- Physical and Mental Health Resources
- Employment Support
- Youth and Child Care Programs
- Regional Disaster Preparation
- Support for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities
Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 2‑1‑1 (or 1-866-964-7922). TTY and language services are available in more than 170 languages and dialects. For more information, please email email@example.com.