Grant-funded Programs

Youth Rise

The Youth Rise grant program helps out-of-school Passaic County youth between the ages of 16 – 24 to improve academic skills and prepare for further education and employment.  Stipends are provided to eligible participants during their time in the program.


Youth Rise can help you to:


  • Improve your language arts and mathematics skills.


  • Gain employable skills.


  • Prepare for the high school equivalency exam (HiSET).


  • Plan a career path or further your education.


We have two convenient locations on the campuses of Passaic County Community College:


Passaic Academic Center
2 Paulison Avenue
Passaic NJ 07055


Wanaque Academic Center
500 Union Avenue
Wanaque NJ 07420


Contact us for more information and eligibility requirements for this no-cost program:

Telephone: 973-684-6153