The Melrose Construction Trades Program provides training for young
people on probation with skills for this high growth/high demand and
economically vital industry for Oklahoma and across the U.S.; academic
skills toward a high school diploma or G.E.D.; and critical life skills,
all helping to deter them from a life of crime. The program challenges
students to their potential and guides them toward employment in the
Training focuses on
- General Carpentry
- Framing/Drywall Installation
- Construction Math
- Safety (OSHA-10)
- Construction Terminology
- Communication and Employability Skills
- CPR and First-Aid
Students also receive training for the Oklahoma Career Readiness Certificate (WorkKeys).
This program helps keep individuals who have already committed a crime
for which they received probation from a future life of incarceration.
Recidivism rates for students participating in the Melrose Construction
Trades Program are significantly low, and a very high percentage of
students have been successful in the construction industry and as
The program site is located at 6111 NW 2nd Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73127.
Maps and Directions
Guidelines for participation
Participants must be 18-29 year olds who have been placed on
probation for various offenses, none of those being of a sexual or
Please contact us to schedule a visit or orientation.