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YOU’VE GOT TALENTS. 
LET’S GROW THEM.

Find a job. Forward your education. Start on a career path. And get your future going in the right direction. Ready SET OC is here to help you overcome obstacles and reach your goals. Be part of a supportive community of your peers, and connect with mentors who see your potential and want you to thrive.

READY TO GET STARTED?

Enroll here.

Call (562) 383-4227, text (657)210-1295, or email info@ReadySetOC.com.

Youth Services

FIND A JOB

Find your first job using our convenient job-search tools, and get help creating resumes, completing applications, and prepare for interviews. Learn more. 

JOB TRAINING

Get the work experience you need to get hired, with opportunities to earn money while you learn. Learn more. 

HELP WITH SCHOOL

Finish school, earn your diploma, build your English language skills, and get ready for college or vocational school. Learn more. 

LEADERSHIP AND MENTORSHIP

Grow your leadership skills with community service, connect with your peers in safe environments, and find a mentor to support and guide you. Learn more. 

SUPPORT SERVICES

Find resources and referrals for housing, childcare, transportation, financial assistance, health and mental health care, and more. Learn more.

 

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ABOUT READY SET OC

Ready SET OC supports young individuals as they get ready for successful adulthood, independence, and self-sufficiency, through unique opportunities for employment, education, leadership development, and mentorship. More than job training, we help our communities’ at-risk youth overcome barriers to reach their full potential and achieve a better, brighter future.

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN READY SET OC?

Out-of-School Youth

  • Not attending any school (as defined under State law);

  • Not younger than age 16 or older than age 24 at time of enrollment; and

  • One or more of the following:

    • A school dropout;

    • A youth who is within the age of compulsory school attendance, but has not attended school for at least the most recent complete school year calendar quarter;

    • A recipient of a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent who is a low-income individual and is either basic skills deficient or an English language learner;

    • An offender;

    • A homeless individual, a homeless child or youth, or a runaway;

    • An individual in foster care or who has aged out of the foster care system or who has attained 16 years of age and left foster care for kinship guardianship or adoption, a child eligible for assistance under sec. 477 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 677), or in an out-of-home placement;

    • An individual who is pregnant or parenting;

    • An individual with a disability; or

    • A low-income individual who requires additional assistance to enter or complete an educational program or to secure or hold employment.

In-School Youth

  • Attending school (as defined by State law), including secondary and postsecondary school;

  • Not younger than age 14 or (unless an individual with a disability who is attending school under State law) older than age 21 at time of enrollment;

  • A low-income individual; and

  • One or more of the following:

    • Basic skills deficient;

    • An English language learner;

    • An offender;

    • A homeless individual, a homeless child or youth, or a runaway;

    • An individual in foster care or who has aged out of the foster care system or who has attained 16 years of age and left foster care for kinship guardianship or adoption, a child eligible for assistance under sec. 477 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 677), or in an out-of-home placement;

    • An individual who is pregnant or parenting;

    • An individual with a disability; or

    • An individual who requires additional assistance to complete an educational program or to secure or hold employment.

FIND YOUR FUTURE
our locations

441 E. Whittier Blvd. Ste. A
La Habra, CA 90631

1575 17th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705

301 The City Drive, 4th Floor
Orange, CA 92686

7077 Orangewood Ave. #200
Garden Grove, CA 92841

11206 Lexington Dr.
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
 

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“The Ready SET OC team always treated me with respect and like an adult. They were always ready to help me solve my problems, and really cared about my success.”


— Cisley Luevano