Rockland County Youth Bureau

18 New Hempstead Rd
New City NY 10956

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Opening Hours

  • Mon: 9am-5pm
  • Tue: 9am-5pm
  • Wed: 9am-5pm
  • Thu: 9am-5pm
  • Fri: 9am-5pm

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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.&nbsp; 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.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The Youth Bureau has served the communities of Rockland since 1974, as a department of county government.&nbsp; The Youth Bureau is a public planning, funding, advocacy and coordinating agency for youth and family programs in the County of Rockland.&nbsp; It is responsible for maintaining current information on youth needs, helping to enhance communication among youth serving agencies and allocating state funds.&nbsp; All programs and services provided through the Youth Bureau are free of charge.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The Youth Bureau supports a variety of contracted programs designed to provide quality comprehensive services to Rockland's children and youth.&nbsp; 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.&nbsp; 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=""></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>&nbsp;</p>