SSA Youth Transition Demonstration: West Virginia Youth Works

West Virginia


“Human Resource Development Foundation, Inc. and the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities partner to administer West Virginia Youth Works, which provides customized services and supports to SSI recipients, ages 15 to 25, in 19 counties. Services include assessment, planning, work experiences, job development, job placement support, benefits planning and counseling, and job retention services. The project enrolled 404 youths. YTD services ended March 2012.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding
  • Other
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities, Human Resource Development Foundation