Beloit Fresh Start YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program

Beloit Fresh Start is an education and job-training program for at-risk youth, providing opportunities for youth to help themselves while helping others in the community. Youth are enrolled full-time and attend 32 to 34 hours a week. Half of their time is spent in an intensive individualized educational program to complete their high school education or GED, while the remainder of their time is spent in construction, community service, leadership development, employability and various life skills classes. 


In order to be eligible for Fresh Start, you must be between the ages of 16 to 24, live in the City of Beloit, provide a valid Wisconsin ID or school ID, Social Security Card, birth certificate and other documentation as required. Staff will work with each individual depending on each individuals circumstance for other required documents.

Beloit Fresh Start YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program believes in you

At Community Action’s Fresh Start YouthBuild AmeriCorps Program, we are a family. Staff nurture, listen to and support young people so they can succeed. We have expectations of each young person participating in the program. First of all, we expect program participants to do well in this program. This means to be in attendance and on time everyday. Program participants are expected to do their best with whatever challenges or opportunities they are given that day and learn everything they can. Most of all, we expect program participants to take on leadership responsibilities within the program. This means doing things to help each other succeed and taking part in decision making when give the chance. In general, we expect you to help the program move forward by leaving it a little better because of your participation. Together we can achieve.


Click here for a link showing the students’ perspective of Beloit Fresh Start.

For more information on how to enroll and qualify, please contact:
CAI Pathways Center
20 Eclipse Center
Beloit, WI 53511

Para obtener más información sobre cómo inscribirse y calificar, póngase en contacto con:
CAI Pathways Center
20 Eclipse Center
Beloit, WI 53511

Click here for Beloit Students Strong: Post-Graduation Planning Website.