The Delaware Youth Opportunities Initiative (DYOI), a program of the Delaware Center for Justice, in cooperation with the Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth, and Their Families, brings together the people, systems, and resources necessary to assist young people who leave the state’s foster care system and must make the difficult transition to managing life as an adult.
Employment & Transportation Working Group
Neva Anton (Anton and Associates)
Barbara Riley (Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families)
The mission of the Employment Working Group is to provide employment opportunities to foster youth ages 14-21 by assisting them in developing marketable skills; enhance their ability to job search and interview effectively; and to teach them the value of developing good work ethics to obtain and retain gainful employment.