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Resources are available to assist counselors in a variety of youth-related topics, including:

Youth Tools for Counselors

Education Resources (Back to Top)

Employment Resources (Back to Top)

  • The Riley Guide
    The Riley Guide is a directory of employment and career information sources and services on the Internet.
  • The Department of Labor- Youth Labor
    The Department of Labor posts special Web pages for young people that provide information on topics ranging from student volunteerism to job safety.
  • National H.I.R.E. Network
    The National H.I.R.E. Network provides training and technical assistance to agencies working to improve the employment prospects for people with criminal records.

Housing Resources (Back to Top)

  • The National Housing Institute
    The National Housing Institute was founded in 1975 as an independent nonprofit organization that examines the issues causing the crisis in housing and community in America.

Juvenile Justice Resources (Back to Top)

Peer-to-Peer Resources (Back to Top)

  • Search Institute
    Ways to influence the choices young people make and help them become caring, responsible adults. The American Medical Association also has adolescent health resources.  
  • National Service Learning Clearinghouse
    Offers "Hurricane Relief Service-Learning Resources and Tools," which provides information on what youth are doing to help, news, lesson plans for educators, and suggestions on how youth can get involved in the relief effort.
  • Do Something
    Do Something celebrates young people who have dared to dream up and pursue their own community change ideas.
  • Youth Service America
    Resource center that partners with thousands of organizations committed to increasing the quality and quantity of volunteer opportunities for young people in America.
  • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
    FCCLA is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in family and consumer sciences.

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