The Learning Web

Young people—adolescents and young adults—are The Learning Web’s reason for being. Assisting them on their journey to adulthood is our mission. Our program foundation is the community-based, mentor-apprentice/ hands-on learning experience — a model that connects young people with adults, sparks a passion, helps youth learn life skills and envision a rich future; all helping youth evolve into engaged citizens who value themselves and their community. Learn more about our programs

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COVID-19 and The Learning Web—Services Are Available!

COVID-19 and The Learning Web—Services Are Available!

Throughout the pandemic, Learning Web staff continue to provide services to youth and young adults in our community. From housing to education, to employment and planning for the future, we are here to support young people. We are committed to keeping our staff and participants safe. We are available in-person by appointment, by phone, and by email.   Give us a call! For general information: 275-0122 If you know the program you would like to reach, call: Youth Exploration and Life Skills Program: 275-0122 Youth Outreach Program Homeless Services: 272-8162 Email us! info@learning-web.org Thank you for helping to keep our community safe![...]

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ILS5 Findings

ILS5 Findings

The 2019 Independent Living Survey (ILS5) is an innovative participatory research model that engages formerly homeless Learning Web Youth Outreach Program participants as research assistants[...]
Animal Biologist in the Works

Animal Biologist in the Works

17 year old Meika Johnson, pictured left, with Patch, the ball python, is literally wrapped up in her apprenticeship at the Free Science Workshop[...]

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The Learning Web

The Learning Web has been working with Tompkins County youth since 1972, helping them make a successful transition from adolescence to adulthood. Assisting over 12,000 youth—3,500 of these homeless youth—our programs enable a diverse group of young people to participate in a range of services that include apprenticeships, employment and life skills training, as well as in a supervised housing program for homeless youth. Through these programs, our participants have developed valuable skills that support them as they find their place in today’s complex world. The Learning Web is a United Way agency
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HUGE thank you to our friends at @workpreserve @historicithaca @significantelementssalvage and Suzanne and Tim, both who have shown up to be mentors and provided career exploration and training to our participants. We cannot thank you enough! 🧡💙