About Us


To offer comprehensive, positive youth development services to youth ages 6-24 throughout the continuum of childhood to adulthood.

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This site includes information such as event calendars, program overviews, the latest Youth Bureau news, and more. Use the Contact Us form to tell us what you think. The Youth Bureau is currently closed for public walk-ins due to COVID-19. Information is available on this website. However, if you need further assistance or have questions or concerns our staff is available to assist by calling the office during normal hours.

The Mount Vernon Youth Bureau is the lead municipal agency that provides positive youth development services to youth ages 6 to 21. The Mount Vernon Youth Bureau supports generations of youth and families by developing and implementing safe, high-quality programs that promote the physical, emotional and social well-being of our city's young people.

Our mission is to empower, educate and prepare Mount Vernon's youth and families to make healthy decisions that will lead to eventual self-sufficiency and lifelong success. We are committed to ongoing evaluation and community mobilization, which strengthens our efforts as the central resource for the population that we serve.