Applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program will be available from May 3-28 in the athletic director’s office at West Haven High School and the main office at Bailey Middle School.
The four- or five-week summer program, which begins July 5, is aimed at funding positions for low-income city residents ages 14-21.
Students must return applications with all required documents to their school office.
Students who attend other schools must download an application on the city website at https://www.cityofwesthaven.com/DocumentCenter/View/3267/Summer-Youth-Employment-Program-Application-2021-PDF.
Downloaded applications with all required documents are due by noon May 28 to coordinator Jim Eagan, Summer Youth Employment Program, Department of Human Resources, 355 Main St., West Haven 06516. Applications can also be inserted into the drop box at the Main Street entrance of City Hall.
No applications will be accepted after May 28.
Students must also include copies of information, such as a birth certificate and Social Security card, as well as documentation of household income.
Family income is based on the number of people per household and is required to be within 185% of state poverty income levels.
Incomplete applications will not be processed. Applicants will be notified by mail or phone if more information is needed.