The Seattle Human Services Department announced on March 24, 2014 the award of $250,000 to YouthCare for its Youth Build education and employment training services. YouthCare was awarded the funding in a competitive “Letter of Intent” funding process. Youth Build will provide education and employment training services to low-income black/African American, Latino, Native American and English learning youth, ages 17 – 24. The youth will gain a GED or high school diploma while learning the construction trades and building or repairing low-income housing. Services will be provided from April 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014.