Gaston College NCWorks NEXTGEN

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Gaston College NCWorks NEXTGEN program is federally funded and designed to help young adults achieve their educational and employment goals. The program offers a variety of supportive services to assist in-school, out-of-school and at risk youth, which include: educational assistance, occupational training, employability skills, work experience, career exploration, on-the-job training, post-secondary education, leadership development, employment and more. NCWorks NEXTGEN’s ultimate goal is to educate and prepare young adults for self-sufficiency in the world of work and life.



  • Do you live in Gaston County?
  • Are you between the ages of 16 and 24?
  • Have you dropped out of school and need help obtaining your GED®  or Adult High School Diploma?
  • Do you need help finding a job?
  • Do you need funding for occupational training?

If so, YOU may be eligible for the NCWorks NEXTGEN Program!

To inquire follow the steps below:

  1. Review program eligibility requirements.
  2. If one or more eligibility requirements apply to you, please complete and submit the Youth Interest Form.

For additional information please call 704-923-8410.