Resources for Youth
Using the web:
Be safe while
surfing the Internet
offers a program for kids and teens to mentor or be
mentored about being safe on the netISafe offers a program
for kids and teens to mentor or be mentored about being
safe on the net
protection and policies. listing of things that
people should and should not do online so as to protect
while using the internet.
Write to your
Representative. Select the appropriate state, type
in your zip code and then send your message.
Write to your Senators. Select
the state, go to the senator's web site and send your
Health and fitness:
Sex, etc. is a web site by teens for teens. Read articles
written by youth about important issues. Find information
about your body, health, sex, glbtq, abuse & violence,
drugs & alcohol and more….
Wire is the leading web site for teens needing
information about sexual health. They are committed
to giving you the facts about sex so that you can use
this information to make your own responsible choices.
Gurl.com is a great place to find answers, have fun, and get connected.
Girl Power! A fun sight for girls to interact, play and learn cool stuff. Its
all about motivating teenage girls to make the most of their lives."
Learning and Education:
to Learn. This site contains
an on-line assessment that youth can use to instantly
see their preferred learning style.
information about a long list of topics including:
note taking, proofreading, study distractions, writing
papers. Also includes a study skills checklist.
Vermont Student Assistance
Corporation is the first
stop when finding financial aid no matter where you
plan to go to college or technical school. These folks
are friendly but professional, and really know their
The Orphan Foundation — Find
out more about the scholarships available to youth
in foster care and the e-mentoring opportunities.
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) — Students
may apply on-line for student financial aid from this
who applied for aid last year may also be able to complete
a Renewal FAFSA application on-line.
NET — provides
basic information, including costs and financial aid.
Students can search by state, region, size of university,
major subject, etc. to find schools of interest. Lets
applicants complete, file, and pay for their admissions
applications entirely through the Internet.
Start Something is a program for kids ages 8 to 17
that helps them figure out what they might want to
do in their life and what next steps they should
take to pursue their interests and reach their goals."
Youth Conservation Corp: learn about outdoor
summer jobs for youth throughout Vermont.
Dept. of Employment and Training on-line resources
to discover available jobs throughout VT and the
US, along with links
Information Network. Find out about
different occupations and determine what occupations
the skills you
Jobs. Provides several options for teens to explore
when they look for summer employment. This site also
provides links to other employment related sites of
interest to youth.
Jobs. If you are a teen 14 to 19 looking
for a full-time, part-time, summer, seasonal, volunteer
or vocational job, then this may be the site for you
to start your job search.
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