What we do

UTEC helps young people overcome the challenges of poverty, gang involvement, and unemployment.

UTEC Social Enterprises

Support local business! Young Adults at UTEC receive paid workforce development in our Social Enterprises. They gain valuable job skills and socio-emotional skills while delivering high-quality products and services.

UTEC Programs & Services

Streetworker Outreach

Behind-The-Walls Programming

Transitional Coaching

Workforce Development


Mental Health Services

Organizing & Policymaking

2GEN Center @UTEC


UTEC in the News


Succession Planning and Exciting News About UTEC's Leadership

We’re making some exciting changes to our leadership team! Please click below to read a letter from CEO Gregg Croteau, and to view articles with more information.


Peacemaking Work to Reduce Gang Violence in Lowell, Lawrence & Haverhill

COMCAST NEWSMAKERS: Listen to CEO Gregg Croteau on Comcast Newsmakers as he talks about UTEC's mission and work, our upcoming 25th anniversary, and the current CEO search.


UTEC Leaders Visit White House

LOWELL SUN: Leaders of UTEC, Lowell’s youth violence intervention, reentry and advocacy program, were invited to the White House on Friday, where they heard President Joe Biden announce the formation of a new office intended to curb gun violence.