Media – Edward T. Coleman, Chief Executive Officer, announced that the Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc.’s (CAADC) out-of-school youth training programs are now accepting applications from eligible youth.  The two programs are the Building Trades Training Program and the Pharmacy Technician Training Program.


Both programs are designed to help out-of-school youth gain the skills for a rewarding career including obtaining required credentials and industry recognized certifications.  The Building Trades Training Program provides instruction in the construction and maintenance fields and includes paid on-the-job training.  CAADC has partnered with Delaware County Community College for its Pharmacy Technician Training Program which will provide instruction to become a pharmacy technician leading to employment in hospitals and community pharmacies.  This program includes Pharmacy Technician Certification and an externship.

There are a limited number of available slots though and applicants must meet the following requirements:

·         Be between the ages of 17 and 24

·         Currently reside in Delaware County

·         Not enrolled in High School

Income eligibility guidelines do apply.  Slots are filling up fast so call today to see if you are eligible.  Contact Carla Gordy at (610) 872-2611 if you are interested in the Building Trades Training Program.  Contact Gail King at (610) 874-8451 if you are interested in the Pharmacy Technician Training Program.

The Community Action Agency of Delaware County, Inc. has been Delaware County’s designated anti-poverty agency since 1979. The non-profit agency provides a wide range of services aimed at encouraging self-sufficiency for low-income individuals.  The Agency’s website is