Preparing Older Youth for Success (POYS)

Preparing Older Youth for Success is a workforce development program offered by Multicultural Community Family Services (MCFS) through a contractual agreement with Delaware County Workforce Development Board, for out-of-school youth ages 18-24 residing in Delaware County.
The POYS services are offered through Kisasa Institute, the adult education division of the Multicultural Community Family Services.
The program is geared toward re-connecting out-of-school youth with high-demand career pathways opportunities that will enable them to obtain and maintain employment and pursue enrollment into post-secondary education at local colleges or trade schools.


  • Customer Service Certification
  • Home Care Worker Certification
  • Financial Literacy
  • Job Placement
  • Paid Internship
  • Resume Writing, Job Search, and Interviewing Skills
  • Case Management and Counseling Supports
  • GED Support