Free Massive List of 350 Must-Have Free Resources for Youth Development, Training, Education, and Learning

massivecuratedMy mission for the last 20 years is motivating, inspiring, and empowering youth to succeed and thrive in the real world. I’ve always relied on word of mouth and ‘social sharing’ online to get the world.

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  2. Unlimited access to my Peak Vision Program on creating a vision for a successful life.
  3. Unlimited access to my Peak Service Program on community service, volunteering, and giving back.


Here are all the categories of youth resources you get when you do a simple ‘social share’ above:

  1. General Sources and Resources
  2. At Risk Youth and Recovery
  3. Budgets And Spending
  4. Bullying
  5. Career Development
  6. Career Exploration
  7. Career Planning
  8. Choices by Teens
  9. College Planning
  10. College Readiness 
  11. Communication 
  12. Community Service 
  13. Conflict Resolution 
  14. Consumer Math
  15. Credit And Borrowing 
  16. Decision Making 
  17. Dropout Prevention
  18. Drug and Alcohol Recovery
  19. Empowerment
  20. E-Portfolios
  21. Financial Literacy
  22. Financial Education
  23. Foster Care
  24. Get Organized
  25. Goal Setting
  26. Grandparents of Teens
  27. Homeschool Teens
  28. Improved Behavior
  29. Independent Living
  30. Interpersonal and Social Skills
  31. Job Readiness
  32. Job Skills
  33. Juvenile Justice
  34. Leadership
  35. Life In The Real World
  36. Life Mission
  37. Life Planning
  38. Life Purpose
  39. Life Skills
  40. Map My Life Ahead
  41. Mentoring
  42. Money Management
  43. Personal Excellence
  44. Problem Solving
  45. Readiness
  46. School To Career
  47. School To Work
  48. Soft Skills
  49. Teamwork Skills
  50. Time Management
  51. Transitional Living
  52. Truancy Prevention
  53. Virtual High School
  54. Vocational Training
  55. Workplace Success
  56. Workforce Training
  57. Youth Assets
  58. Youth Development
  59. Youth Ministry

The following partial list of organizations use my interactive life success and motivational programs:

Alaska Gateway School District, Tok, AK
Gilson Junior High School, Valdez, AK
Kake City Schools, Kake City, AK
Nelson Islands Schools, Nelson Islands, AK
Sitka School District, Sitka, AK
Central Alabama Community College, Alexander City, AL
Faulkner State Community College, Bay Minette, AL
Wallace Community College, Selma, AL
Bevill State Community College, Fayette, AL
Decatur Youth Services, Decatur, AL
Gadsden State College, Anniston, AL
Grace House Ministries, Birmingham, AL
Leads Inc., Huntsville, AL
Tennessee Valley Family Services, Guntersville, AL
Troy University Upward Bound, Troy, AL
Arkansas State University Upward Bound, State University, AR
Camden/Fairview Public Schools Gear Up, Camden, AR
Rich Mountain Community College, Mena, AR
Harding University Upward Bound, Searcy, AR
State of Arkansas Independent Living, Little Rock, AR
Teen Challenge Ranch of Northwest Morrow, Spring Dale, AR
University of Arkansas Community College, Hope, AR
Panhandle Community Services, Scottsbluff, AZ
Alta Vista High School, Mountain View, CA
Bonita Unified School District, San Dimas, CA
California State Fullerton Upward Bound, Fullerton, CA
Carlsbad Village Academy, Carlsbad, CA
College of the Desert, Palm Desert, CA
Delta Vista Middle School, Oakley, CA
Hamilton Union High School District, Hamilton, CA
Imperial Valley College, Imperial, CA
KTDA Group Home, Fresno, CA
Los Angeles Urban League, Los Angeles, CA
Lutheran Social Services, Big Bear, CA
Modesto Junior College Upward Bound, Modesto, CA
Monterrey Peninsula College Upward Bound, Monterrey, CA
Orangewood Children’s Foundation, Garden Grove, CA
Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
Patelco Credit Union, San Francisco, CA
Placer County Peer Court, Placer County, CA
Rock Teen Center, Los Angeles, CA
Tahema County Health Services, Red Bluff, CA
Timothy Murphy School, Marin County, CA
Trinity Foster Care, Long Beach, CA
Victory Outreach, Los Angeses, CA
United Friends of the Children, Los Angeles, CA
Windsor Oaks Academy, Windsor, CA
Aspen Valley High School, Colorado Springs, CO
Air Academy High School, Colorado Springs, CO
Broomfield Social Services, Broomfield, CO
Branson School Online, CO
Clear Lake Middle School, Wesminster, CO
Community College of Denver, Denver, CO
Colorado Independent Living (12 counties), CO
Colorado Sixth Judical District, Granby, CO
Colorado Uplift, Denver, CO
East Denver Church of Christ, Denver, CO
International Telementoring, Fort Collins, CO
Lorraine Secondary School, Fountain, CO
Lost and Found Inc., Wheatridge, CO
Metropolitan State College, Denver, CO
Moffat County High School, Craig, CO
Montezuma County Partners, Cortez, CO
Pagosa Day Treatment Center, Pagosa Springs, CO
Revere High School, Ovid, CO
Rural Solutions, Sterling, CO
Senate Bill 94, Alamosa, CO
Teen Court, Colorado Springs, CO
Transitional Living Program, Ft. Collins, CO
Trinidad State Junior College, Trinidad, CO
Turning Point, Ft. Collins, CO
Urban Peak, Colorado Springs, CO
Women’s Resource Agency, Colorado Springs, CO
Brookfield Library, Brookfield, CT
Children’s Community Programs of CT, New Haven, CT
Gateway Community College, New Haven, CT
Middletown Adult Education, Middletown, CT
Options of Hartford, CT
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
STEPS, Hamden Public Schools, Hamden, CT
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
No Murders, Inc., Washington, DC
Delaware Technical & Community College, Georgetown, DE
Delaware Technical & Community College, Dover, DE
House of Joseph III, Wilmington, DE
Everybody’s Computing Solutions, Trinidad/Tobago
Boys Home District 4, Jacksonville, FL
Children’s Home Society, Jacksonville, FL
Community Haven, Sarasota, FL
Devereux, Orlando, FL
Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
Florida International University, Miami, FL
Grandview Preparatory School, Gainesville, FL
Hillsborough Kids, Inc., Tampa, FL
Okeechobee County School Board Gear Up, Okeechobee, FL
State of Florida Independent Living, Orlando, FL
Sarasota YMCA Partnership, Palmetto, FL
Tipping the Scale, Jacksonville, FL
Bethesda Home for Boys, Savannah, GA
Concerted Services Talent Search, Reidsville, GA
Dekalb County Workforce Development, Dekalb County, GA
Georgia DHR/Independent Living Program, Albany, GA
Georgia Southern University Upward Bound, Statesboro, GA
Gwinn Children’s Shelter, Marietta, GA
Lakeside Prep High School, Carollton, GA
Methodist Home, Macon, GA
Salvation Army Headquarters, GA
YWCA of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
Briar Cliff University Upward Bound, Sioux City, IA
Clarke Learning Center, Osceola, IA
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA
Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines, IA
Foundations II, Cedar Rapids, IA
Graceland University Upward Bound, Lamoni, IA
Lenox Community School District, Lenox, IA
Simpson College Upward Bound, Indianola, IA
University of Northern Iowa Talent Search, Waterloo, IA
University of Iowa Upward Bound, Iowa City, IA
Western Iowa Tech Community College, Sioux City, IA
Children & Family Services, Pocatello, ID
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Moscow Job Service, Moscow, ID
Ada S. McKinley Community Service Inc., Chicago, IL
Association for Education Excellence, E. St. Louis, IL
Beloved Community Family Services, Chicago, IL
Chicago State University, Chicago, IL
Carl Sandburg College, Galesburg, IL
Cisne High School, Cisne, IL
Clay County Safe Schools, Louisville, IL
Jamal Place Inc / Deangelis House, Chicago, IL
Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IL
Illinois Eastern Community College, Olney, IL
Marion High School, Marion, IL
Maple Park Academy, Harwood Heights, IL
National Lewis University Talent Search, Chicago, IL
Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
Pathways, Chicago, IL
Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL
Wabash & Ohio Regional Planning Committee, Carmi, IL
Triple L Youth Camp, Anderson, IL
Village Investment, Project Butterfly, Chicago, IL
Ft. Wayne Area Youth for Christ, Fort Wayne, IN
Hamilton County Juvenile Probation, Nobleville, IN
Indiana State Univ. Terre Haute Upward Bound, Terre Haute, IN
Oakland City University Upward Bound, Oakland City, IN
White’s Residential, Indianapolis, IN
CASA of Shawnee County, Shawnee County, KS
Dodge City Community College, Dodge City, KS
Foothills Technical College Gear Up, Emporia, KS
Independence Community College, Independence, KS
Lakin High School, Lakin, KS
Neosho County Community College Talent Search, Chanute, KS
The Salvation Army, Wichita, KS
USD480 Liberal School, Liberal, KS
Breathitt County School System, Breathitt County, KY
Marshall County Schools, KY
Morehead State University Upward Bound, Morehead, KY
Pikeville College, Pikeville, KY
LSU Student Support Services, Louisiana State University, LA
Loyola University Upward Bound, New Orleans, LA
Southern University Upward Bound, Baton Rouge, LA
RFK – EWT School, Holyoke, MA
The Caleb Group, Swampscot, MA
AAMA, Hagerstown, MD
Anne Arundel Community College Talent Search, Arnold, MD
Baltimore City Community College Talent Search, Baltimore, MD
Baltimore City Department of Social Services, Baltimore, MD
Community College of Baltimore, Catonsville, MD
Community College of Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
Gilman School, Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins Talent Development, Baltimore, MD
Southside Academy, Baltimore, MD
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
East Kentwood High School, East Kentwood, MI
Lake Michigan College Upward Bound, Benton Harbor, MI
NEC High School, Lansing, MI
Northern High School, Lake Pleasant, MI
Oakland University Gear Up, Rochester, MI
Oakland University Upward Bound, Rochester, MI
Parmenter Community Justice Center, Bay City, MI
Southwestern Michigan College, Dowagiac, MI
Staircase Youth Services, Ludington, MI
Andover High School, Anoka, MN
Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN
College of St. Benedict, St. Joseph, MN
College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN
Colonel Charles Young Military Academy, St. Paul, MN
Community College of N.E. Minnesota, Grand Rapids, MN
Lake Superior College Upward Bound, Duluth, MN
Minneapolis Public Schools, Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Public Schools Online, Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, MN
Osseo Secondary Transition Center, Maple Grove, MN
Rochester Public Schools, Rochester, MN
Sobriety High School, St. Paul, MN
West Central Regional Juvenile Center, Minneapolis, MN
Workforce Development, Inc., Albert Lee, MN
Harris-Stove State College Talent Search, St. Louis, MO
Harris-Stove State College UB, St. Louis, MO
Lebanon Alternative Education Center, Lebanon, MO
Missouri Southern State College Upward Bound, Joplin, MO
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Alberton Public Schools, Alberton, MT
B&G Club of the Northern Cheyenne Nation, Lame Deer, MT
Colstrip Public School District, Colstrip, MT
Elk Creek Academy, Heron, MT
Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, MT
Missoula City Public Schools, Missoula, MT
Montana State University, Billings, MT
Salish Kootenai College, Pablo, MT
Tumbleweed / Child & Family Services, Billings, MT
Carter G. Woodson, Winston-Salem, NC
Charlotte Housing Authority, Charlotte, NC
Council on Adolescents, Hickory, NC
Durham Scholars Program, Durham, NC
Family Christian Centers, Charlotte, NC
James Sprunt Community College, Kenansville, NC
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Youth Homes, Inc., Charlotte, NC
Bremer Bank, Minot, ND
First National Bank & Trust of Williston, Williston, ND
Trinity Christian High School, Williston, ND
Williston High School, Williston, ND
Eckert Youth Foundation, Williston, ND
Williston State College, Williston, ND
Adult Learning Center, Williston, ND
Independent Living Studies, Williston, ND
University of North Dakota Upward Bound, Grand Forks, ND
Mountrail Williams Electric Company, Willliston, ND
North Dakota Youth Correctional Center, Mandan, ND
Aim Institute Gear Up, Omaha, NE
Cedars Youth Services, Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska Upward Bound, Lincoln, NE
Alvrine High School, Hudson, NH
Wilton Lyndeborough Junior-Senior High School, Nashua, NH
Children’s Home Society of New Jersey, Toms River, NJ
Downe Academy, Dividing Creek, NJ
Gramon School, Fairfield, NJ
The Marketing Group, Emerson, NJ
True Servant, Hamilton, NJ
Union Vocational Technical School, Scotch Plains, NJ
Women Rising, Jersey City, NJ
Bernalillo Public Schools, Bernalillo, NM
Families and Youth Inc., Las Cruces, NM
Los Alamos Juvenile Justice Advisory Board, Los Alamos, NM
New Mexico Highlands University Upward Bound, Las Vegas, NM
New Mexico Youth Challenge Academy, Sante Fe, NM
Southwest Indian Polytechnic Institute, Albuquerque, NM
Kids Kottage, Reno, NV
Ron Wood Family Resource Center, Carson City, NV
Victory Neighborhood Services Center, Las Vegas, NV
Niagara-Wheatfield High School, Niagara Falls, NY
Berkshire Union Free School District, Canaan, NY
Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY
Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY
Center for Youth Services, Rochester, NY
The Chelsea Foyer Program, New York, NY
ETS Program at John Jay College City Univ. of NY, New York, NY
Graham-Windham School, New York, NY
Harlem Center for Education, New York, NY
Houghton College, Houghton, NY
La Guardia Comm. College Gear Up, Long Island City, NY
LaGuardia Comm. College Upward Bound, Long Island City, NY
Suny-Fredonia Upward Bound, Fredonia, NY
Akron Digital Academy, Akron, OH
Akron Public Schools, Akron, OH
Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, OH
Bethel Christian Academy, Parma, OH
Community Action, Washington-Morgan Counties, OH
Cuyahhoga Community College, Cleveland, OH
Dayton Urban League, Dayton, OH
Fairlawn High School, Sidney, OH
Port Clinton High School, Port Clinton, OH
Tri-County Job’s for Ohio’s Grads, Akron, OH
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
Youth Treatment Center/CITE Program, Toledo, OH
Bixby Learning Center, Bixby, OK
Cameron University, Lawton, OK
Carl Albert Upward Bound, Poteau, OK
Choctaw Nation American Indians, Hartshome, OK
Cushing Public Schools, Cushing, OK
East Central Oklahoma University, Ada, OK
Independent Living Service for Youth, Norman, OK
Oklahoma City Community College, Oklahoma City, OK
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, Miami, OK
North Rock Creek School, Shawnee, OK
Seminole State College Talent Search, Seminole, OK
Teen Court, Inc., Lawton, OK
Cascade Youth and Family Services, Bend, OR
Community Works, Ashland, OR
Upward Bound Chemeketa Community College, Salem, OR
Ute One Stop, Roseburg, OR
Achievement House Charter School, , PA
Allegheny Intermediate Unit, Pittsburg, PA
Chatham College Upward Bound, Pittsburgh, PA
Clarion University, Clarion, PA
Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Einstein Academy Charter School, Morrisville, PA
Forest County Human Services, Tionesta, PA
HIS Academy, Chester Springs, PA 1
Lincoln University, Lincoln, PA
Penn State University, University Park, PA
Twin Valley High School, Elverson, PA
Valley Youth House, Bethlehem, PA
York County Children and Youth Services, York, PA
Ocean Tide School, Narragansette, RI
Charleston AFB Youth Programs, Charleston, SC
Sea Haven Project LIVE, North Myrtle Beach, SC
Sneed Middle School, Florence, SC
Trident Technical College, Moncks Corner, SC
University of South Carolina, Lancaster, SC
Black Hills State University Upward Bound, Spearfish, SD
Lincoln High School, Sioux Falls, SD
Northern State Univ. Aberdeen Upward Bound, Aberdeen, SD
Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge, SD
Creative Life Inc., Memphis, TN
Friends for Life, Memphis, TN
Hiwassee College, Madisonville, TN
Middle of Tenn. State Univ., Murfreesboro, TN
Abilene Christian University Upward Bound, Abilene, TX
Alpha Academy, Magnolia, TX
CIS – MCYC, Waco, TX
CS Lewis Hall, Austin, TX
East Dallas Weed and Seed, Dallas, TX
Dallas Public Schools, Dallas, TX
Houston Community College, Houston, TX
Marywood Children & Family Services, Austin, TX
Midland High School, Midland, TX
Waco High School, Waco, TX
Mission Waco, Waco, TX
South Plains College, Levelland, TX
San Jacinto College Upward Bound, Houston, TX
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Texas Wesleyan Upward Bound, Forth Worth, TX
Weatherford College, Weatherford, TX
West Texas A-M, Amarillo, TX
Work Force One Coastal Bend WBD, Corpus Christi, TX
Workforce Texoma, Dennison, TX
Park City School District, Park City, UT
University of Utah Upward Bound, Salt Lake City, UT
Abundant Life Academy, Kanab, UT
Weber State University Upward Bound, Ogden, UT
Anchor, Martinsville, VA
Crater Regional Workforce, Petersburg, VA
Giles County Partnership, Narrows, VA
Goodwill Industries of the Valley, Dublin, VA
Hampton University Talent Search, Hampton, VA
Layfayette County Human Services, Darlington, VA
Louden Juvenile Detention Center, Leesburg, VA
Mountain Empire Community College, Great Stone Gap, VA
Northern Shenandoah Valley Workforce Center, Middle Town, VA
Peninsula Alliance for Economic Development, Hampton, VA
Professional Youth Services, Richmond, VA
Richmond Public Schools Gear Up, Richmond, VA
University of Virginia College at Wise, Wise, VA
Virginia State University Talent Search, Petersburg, VA
Columbia Basin Community College, Pasco, WA
Cascade Christian School, Puyallup, WA
Catholic Family and Child Services, Richland, WA
Emerald City Outreach, Seattle, WA
EPIC Youth Services, Yakima, WA
Muckleshoot Tribe Child Welfare, Auburn, WA
Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, Carnation, WA
Workforce NW Services Council, Port Angeles, WA
Yakima Valley Community College Upward Bound, Yakima, WA
Summit County Sheriff, Summit County, UT
Family Preservation and Support, Wausau, WI
Linden Cherish Place, Wakesha, WI
Marinette County Teen Court, Marinette County, WI
Oakfield School District High School, Oakfield, WI
Oshkosh East High School, Oshkosh, WI
Washington County Dept. of Social Services, WI
Marshall University, Huntington, WV
West Virginia State University Upward Bound., Keyser, WV
Central Wyoming College Upward Bound, Riverton, WY
Gillette Workforce Center, Gillette, WY
Hulett Schools, Hulett, WY
Natrona County High School, Caspar, WY
Northern Arapaho Vocational Rehab, Riverton, WY