Jacksonville Promise

Type of service: Financial Aid (up to $1250 per semester for 3 semesters.) What they do: Give financial aid to Jacksonville students who attend a local college. Who is eligible? High school […]

Lincoln Land Community College – Career Training

Type of service: Career Training What they do: Certified Nurse’ Assistant, LPN (in Jacksonville). Other programs in Springfield. Who is eligible? Nurse’ Assistant – pass reading placement test, ACT of 22 or […]

Boy Scouts – Explorer Post

Type of service: Career Training What they do: Fire/EMS/Enginerring (Springfield), Who is eligible? Boys and girls: 14 – 21 years old, $36/year Referral needed? No Best way to access services: Call James […]

​Job Corps

Type of service: Education and Career Training What they do: Job training, academic completion Who is eligible? Youth ages 16-24, legal US resident, or lawfully admitted permanent resident alien, refugee, asylee, or […]

Lincoln’s Challenge Academy

Type of service: Education and training What they do: Two-phase (17 month) program to help youth finish school, gain life skills and make a plan for their future Who is […]

Lincoln Land Community College – Youth Programs

Type of service: Education What they do: College for Kids, ACT/Prep, Youth Culinary Classes Who is eligible? Depends on the program/class Referral needed? No Best way to access services: Apply online for […]

Lincoln Land Community College – Dual Credit

Type of service: Education What they do: Dual Credit (college while in high school), First Semester Experience Who is eligible? High School Students. Take a placement test and/or are academically […]

Lincoln Land Community College – Adult Education

Type of service: Adult Education What they do: GED Prep, Adult Basic Education, ESL, Adult Career Pathways, Literacy Tutoring, Citizenship Preparation Who is eligible? Open to all. Referral needed? No […]

Lincoln Land Community College – Degree Programs

Type of service: Post-Secondary Education What they do: Associate’s Degree of Art and Science Who is eligible? Open to all. Anyone residing in district gets a reduced “in-district” rate. Anyone […]