Youth Empowerment Leadership Development Academy

This is a summer program that places 50 students who meet the requirements at various workplaces. This program is funded by the City of Sanford through Community Development Block Grants and Career Source. The interns take part in a 1 week employ-ability workshop that prepares them for working and areas of business. After the training the kids are positioned in workplaces at which they are required to work a total of 20 hours a week for 7 weeks. This program runs from June to July.


  • 2.5 GPA or higher

  • Know the basics of how to use and work a computer

  • Consent to a background check

  • Have a household income of no greater than 80% of the Seminole County's medium income

  • Complete, sign, and turn in an application before the deadline

Program Coordinator

  • Ms. Patrice Anderson

United Way of Central Florida Credit Recovery & Tutorial


Goldsboro Front Porch is on of the 21st century centers in Sanford FL. This program helps high school students get the tutoring needed to graduate and pass the classes they need to. This program runs both during the school year and the summer. The program is designed to give youth a place to get the education they'll need in the future. This program is free of charge

Date and Time:

  • During the Summer: Monday - Thursday from 1pm - 5pm

  • During the School Year: Monday - Wednesday 5pm - 8pm


Dr. Velma Hayes Williams Community Resource Center

1213 Historical Goldsboro Blvd. Sanford, Florida

Program Coordinators:

  • Mr. Bentley