Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) LAST UPDATE: 5/15/2006

Service Classifications:

Regional Occupational Programs

Leadership Development

Employment Preparation

Job Training

Apprenticeship Program:Building Trades

Youth Job Development

On-the-Job Training/Internship

GED Instruction

Vocational Education

Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP)

1205 West 18th Street

Merced, CA 95340

PH: (209)726-5404

FAX: (209)726-5444


Parent Agency:

Employment Development Department

1205 West 18th Street

Merced, CA 95340

PH: (209)726-5404

FAX: (209)726-5444


Wendy Lomeli 209-726-5459 YEOP Specialist

Nancy Mendoza (209)726-5433 YEOP Specialist

Martha Duenas (209)726-5408 YEOP Mentor

Days/Hours of Operation:

Open Monday thru Friday

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Age Groups Served:

Youth 16 thru 21

Fees: None

Language Interpretation:



Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities:

Wheelchair accessible

Ramp or Level Entrance

Special Parking

Wide Doors

Special Services:

Youth 14-21

Approximate Number of Individuals Served:

200, annually

Training Offered as Part of Service:


Types of Services Provided:

YEOP is a peer-advising program that serves youth, ages 16 thru 21, who may be considered at-risk of not completing their educational or

vocational goals for a variety of reasons, and who are also seeking employment.

Services offered: Outreach and recruitment, individual eligibility and assessment screening, program orientation, peer advising, individual client

case management, job search assistance, job preparation workshops, resume assistance, job development and referral, career research,

college and vocational training information, supportive service referrals, local labor market information, and other services that may be needed

to assist youth in becoming contributing members of society.

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