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Rockland County Youth Bureau

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<p>The Rockland County Youth Bureau enriches the lives of all children, youth and families by promoting an array of positive development and prevention services.  The Youth Bureau's vision is to enrich the lives of all children, youth and families by promoting an array of positive youth development and prevention services. <br />  <br /> The Youth Bureau has served the communities of Rockland since 1974, as a department of county government.  The Youth Bureau is a public planning, funding, advocacy and coordinating agency for youth and family programs in the County of Rockland.  It is responsible for maintaining current information on youth needs, helping to enhance communication among youth serving agencies and allocating state funds.  All programs and services provided through the Youth Bureau are free of charge.<br />  <br /> The Youth Bureau supports a variety of contracted programs designed to provide quality comprehensive services to Rockland's children and youth.  Types of programs that are funded through the Youth Bureau range from child care education and services and counseling services to creative leisure time activities and substance abuse prevention.  The staff provides technical assistance to organizations and municipalities in the areas of program development, program management, monitoring and evaluation, financial planning and how to access public and private funding.</p>
<p>Dennis Flemming is the executive director,<a href="mailto:flemingd@co.rockland.ny.us"> flemingd@co.rockland.ny.us</a></p> <p>Programs include the Youth Employment Program, Bridges Academy, Rockland County Youth Council, Rockland County AmeriCorps, Rockland Environmental Corps and the Literacy Corps.</p> <p>The bureau has a board that includes representatives from all five of Rockland's towns.</p> <p> </p>
18 New Hempstead Rd, New City, NY 10956
(845) 638-5166
  • Hours: By appointment only
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