Officials say the new grants are an opportunity for young adults who come from at-risk families and cannot find work.
"Many kids come from broken homes and people aren't working. They aren't seeing the work ethic most of us have because we just learned it. It's not that they can't learn it or don't want to, they just don't know," said Delores Caruso, a representative from the NYS Department of Labor.
Low-income youth between sixteen and twenty-four are encouraged to apply.
If you would like to register, a screening will be held on May 17th at Mohawk Valley Community College.You can find out all you need to know about the program online at the WIB's website which is www.working-solutions.org