Westchester County

Welcome to the Youth Bureau

kids groupThe Westchester County Youth Bureau funds, monitors and supports nonprofit agencies and organizations that provide programs and services to youth. The goal is to promote positive youth development and to encourage healthy lifestyles.

Our success relies on the delivery of our services in a supportive environment that encourages professional staff development and promotes shared leadership, teamwork and individual responsibility.

Milly Kibrick Youth Service Awards
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2014 Milly Kibrick Youth Service Awards. The awards honor young men and women who actively work to make a difference in helping to improve their schools, local communities and Westchester County.

The ACE Challenge
Students in grades six to twelve from all over Westchester County have entered the 2013-14 Ace Challenge. Registration for the challenge is now closed. We wish the students who signed up the best of luck as they work hard to meet the criteria to earn a season pass to Playland.

Remember that attendance matters in your success at school. Read more about attendance.

Westchester County Funded Programs for Youth Map
To see the types of programs supported by the Westchester County Youth Bureau and the communities served, view the map of Westchester County Funded Programs for Youth, developed jointly by the Youth Bureau and the Planning Department.

Youth Advocate Honored by Astorino, Youth Bureau and Youth Board
County Executive Robert P. Astorino joined the Westchester County Youth Bureau and Youth Board to present the 2013 Rosemarie Siragusa Memorial Youth Service Award on Wednesday, Nov. 20 to Sr. St. John Delany, Ph.D.

Dr. Iris Pagan, Executive Director
Dr. Pagan is committed to providing quality programs for Westchester's youth. Read her message about the bureau's youth-directed programs.