The OPP path to success is through Personal Development, Academic Achievement, and Workforce Readiness.


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OPP serves over 1,000 young people in the Greater Hartford, CT area giving them the opportunity to discover the great futures they deserve!

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Over the past few years, I’ve learned a lot at OPP. I learned the value of time and how to be punctual. I’ve learned a lot about myself and that I’m a hands on learner. Doing lawn care and snow removal with the Youth Service Corps, I learned how to use a snow blower and how to operate different equipment. Now, because I learned that skill, I help out at home. It’s given me confidence. I know that I am reliable and hardworking. I take pride in my job and honestly, it’s fun. I love working with OPP. I tell all of my friends about OPP. It’s the best place to be!



In One Year...

Goals Successfully Completed
youth completed Career Competency Development Training
youth made progress toward their educational goals


OPP is pleased to announce Bob Rath as one of OPP’s 2022 Champions of Youth Award Recipients! Congratulations, Bob! Thank you for all you do for OPP and the youth in our community! #awardrecipient #hartfordct #Championsofyouth2022 #youthfirst ——> to support Champions of Youth please visit www.opp.org > get involved > events 🧡🏆 ...

It might be a dreary first day of fall, but that’s not stopping Administrative Assistant Karina from spreading some autumn vibes! 🍂🍁🎃 Happy Fall! #opp #hartfordyouth #hartfordct #easternct #youthfirst #personaldevelopment #academicachievement #workforcereadiness ...

Youth have been enjoying the fall weather while working on beautification projects throughout the city! 🍃🍂 Thank you #HartfordYouthServiceCorps for your dedication to your community! #OPP #OPPYouth #HartfordYouth #community #workforcedevelopment ...

Today is #nationalvoterregistrationday OPP Social Work interns are excited to help you register to vote and answer questions you may have! YOUR VOICE MATTERS ❤️🤍💙 Stop by the first floor to register and learn more! #oppyouth #registertovote #useYOURVoice ...

Sponsor shout out to @hartford_healthcare! Thank you for supporting OPP and our Champions of Youth! For more information about COY, visit our website, click GET INVOLVED>EVENTS. We hope to see you at the 2022 Champions of Youth Event this November! #ourpieceofthepie #opp #championsofyouth22 #hartfordCT #HartfordYouth #EasternCT #YouthEmpowerment ...

OPP youth attended a workshop today on proper attire for a job interview. They discussed the differences between casual, business casual, and more formal business wear. Youth perfected their ironing skills, learned to tie ties and even had a competition to see who could tie one the fastest! #opp #OPPortunity #HartfordYouth #workforcereadiness #interviewtips ...

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. There IS help. There IS hope. YOU are not alone. #meantalhealth #suicideawareness #suicideprevention #988 ...

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