BluePrint for Success

“Blueprint for Success” is an innovative and successful workforce development program operated by CEF that seeks to transform the lives of out-of-school youth ages 18-24 who live in the city of Chester and/or Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

This program provides out-of-school youth with a structured and supportive environment to pursue their educational and career goals. The overall goal of this program is to provide program participants with intensive, culturally relevant services that assist them in discovering and pursuing career pathways, education, and training in in-demand fields that will significantly improve their socio-economic trajectory.

The success of our program relies on strategic partnerships with local organizations and companies committed to helping youth succeed: PA Job Corps, PA Career Link; Delaware County Community College; Crozer Keystone Health System; the Department of Human Services; WAWA; Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital; Granite Farms; Davis Vision; Acme; TJX Companies; Manor Care; PHEAA; IRS; American Red Cross; Maris Grove; Youth Valley House; Arbys; Riddle Village; WSFS; Harrah’s Casino and Racetrack; SEPTA; CLARIFI; TD Bank; Power Windows and Remodeling; Entrepreneurs Kristin Motley and Dave Rivell; Chester City Blog; the Delco CTC Network; United Way of SEPA; City of Chester Workforce Development; Elwyn, Inc., and Career Consciousness.