Job Corps



Job Corps is a four-stage program that provides disadvantaged youth with the opportunity to obtain necessary skills or credentials to result in self-sufficiency. Eligible individuals are afforded the opportunity for advancement through enrollment in postsecondary education or apprenticeship programs.


Eligible youth ages 16 through 24 who are low-income and meet one or more of the following criteria: (1) basic skills deficient; (2) homeless, a runaway, or a foster child; (3) a parent; or (4) an individual who requires additional education, vocational training, or intensive counseling and related assistance in order to participate in regular schoolwork or to secure and maintain employment.

Contact Information

Kittrell Job Corps Center                                                          Lyndon B. Johnson Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
PO Box 278                                                                                       3170 Wayah Road
1096 U.S. Highway 1 South                                                      Franklin, NC 28734
Kittrell, NC 27544                                                                         Phone (828) 524-4446
Phone (252) 438-6161                          

Oconaluftee Job Corps Civilian Conservation              CenterSchenck Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center
502 Oconaluftee Job Corps Road                                         98 Schenck Drive
Cherokee, NC 28719                                                                    Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
Phone (828) 497-5411                                                                Phone (828) 862-6100

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