Baltimore City Department of Social Services

Ready by 21 Program Life Skills Training

Welcome to the BCDSS' information and training site for transitional aged youth in BCDSS care. Here you will find information on all the courses we offer, both internally and externally, as well as schedules. In addition, there are various opportunities listed in the areas of education, employment, financial literacy, health, friendship/family support and housing. We encourage you to visit our Youth Advisory Board (YAB) link. There you can learn more about BCDSS' YAB and join by completing the easy online referral. We welcome your feedback on all courses offered. Please contact us for information about any courses you would like to see offered.

Register for Life Skills Courses

Found the course you're looking for? Register here.

Contact Us

Send us an email or give us at

call at 443-423-6120. We're here to help!

Case managers, please refer your youth 14+ for additional support services and life skills completing the online referral

Looking for employment? Check out job opportunities by clicking the tabs listed under Jobs Hiring Now