Youth Resource Directory

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

Community Resources
Available in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon and Swain Counties

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.

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.

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.

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


Contact the WIOA Youth Specialist in your county to discuss your individual needs:

Cherokee, Clay & Graham
Sharee Thompson

Brookley Nicholson

Jackson, Macon & Swain
Sam Oxendine