Rebuilding Lives & Communities!

YouthBuild Graduation 2018

(Photos By: Terri Steele)

​Heartland YouthBuild is part of a global network of community-focused non-profits dedicated to training low-income youth between the ages 16 and 24 in construction and green building skills — while they earn their high school diplomas.

Heartland YouthBuild students work alongside licensed professionals to build affordable housing, schools, community centers and related neighborhood assets to create a more sustainable quality of life for all.

Earn Your High School Diploma

Didn’t finish High School? No problem! With Heartland YouthBuild San Diego you can finish your High School Diploma once and for all while learning something you actually care about!


Complimentary transportation will be provided so that you can get to and from school.

Earn while You learn

Get hands on training with professional supervision while learning a trade.

Smaller Classes

You will be taught in smaller classes with dedicated teachers who will help you achieve your goals.

College Readiness

Prepare yourself for higher education through our program.

Free Counseling & Job Placement

Receive up to a year of free professional counseling and job placement with Heartland YouthBuild.

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High School Diploma

Get your High School diploma.

Construction Management & Skills Training

Learn all that you need to know in order to succeed in construction.

College Readiness

Get prepared for college and have the confidence to succeed!

Free Services & Counseling

Receive free services and counseling for up to 1 year after graduation.