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A state program that provides employment opportunities during the summer time for youth. Eligibility is based on the household income for the youth’s family must be less than 200% of poverty. Usually the duration of the program is 6-8 weeks. In addition to the youth being exposed to work, each youth receives an educational component which includes financial literacy. For employment opportunities, the youth may be placed with a not-for-profit organization, a governmental entity or in private business.

If you are interested in participating in the program, please fill out this online application (hit the email button at the end) or to serve as an employer, please call (716) 373-8065. If you have any issues emailing the form, save it to your computer and email it to cattsummeryouth@dfa.state.ny.us