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YouthBuild Program

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The Opelika Housing Authority's YouthBuild Program is a community-based pre-apprenticeship program that provides job training and educational opportunities for youth, ages 18-24, who have not completed their High School Diploma.  Our program is designed to educate and empower students to build a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities.

With the YouthBuild Program:

  • Participants earn cash incentives for taking the next steps towards a better future.
  • Participants earn industry-recognized credentials and gain the experience to start working in a specialized career.
  • Participants gain hands-on experience building a home for a family in need while finishing GED classes or High School Diploma.

To enroll in our program, please complete the Enrollment Application.  For more information regarding OHA YouthBuild, call 334-748-9913, or email