Youth Resource Directory

Youth can search through the pages in this section to find assistance with the topics listed below.

Community Resources
find various resources available in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain counties.

Careers
Links to sites providing information and ways to explore various careers that may interest you. Explore the educational requirements for various careers. Watch videos showing the type of work people do in nearly 400 careers.

College
Links to sites providing current information on colleges, universities, community colleges, and other institutions of higher learning. Explorenat, compare, and choose the college that best meets your needs.

Financial 
Links to sites that provide information on locating and obtaining financial aid for college. There are also links to sites that can help you plan a budget and gain practical money skills for life.

School
Visit the Youth Hood; check out the Jr. Achievement Website as “Your map to tomorrow”. Here you will also find links to sites that provide homework assistance on-line.

N. C. Resource Guide for Youth Transitioning into Adulthood
this guide was developed by the NC Guardian ad Litem Program with valuable input from teens living in foster care and a variety of youth-serving agencies

A WIOA Youth Specialist in each of the following counties is available to speak with you to discuss your individual needs:

Cherokee/Clay/Graham
Sharee Thompson
828.837.7407
email: sharee@regiona.org

Haywood  
Brookley Nicholson
828-454-6591   Cell: 828.734.7869
email: bnicholsonbry@mountainprojects.org

Macon
Krissy Mabry
828.369.9534   Cell: 828.734.4319
email: kmabry@mountainprojects.org

Swain
Krissy Mabry
828.488.2149   Cell: 828.734.4319
email: kmabry@mountainprojects.org

Jackson
Krissy Mabry
828-586-4063   Cell: 828.734.4319
email: kmabry@mountainprojects.org