FAQ: Youth Bureau

Q: What are the eligibility requirements to receive funding?

A: Eligible agencies must be not-for-profit or community based organizations with federal identification or charities registration numbers.

Q: What is the role of the Youth Board?

A: The role of the Youth Board is to advise the Youth Bureau Director, the County Executive and the Legislature.

Q: What is the Youth Bureau?

A: Youth Bureaus are administrative agencies responsible for planning, coordinating and supplementing the activities of local agencies devoted to the well-being, protection and development of youth.

Q: What is the definition of “recreational programs”?

A: Recreational programs are any planned or organized activity, other than a youth bureau or youth service project, which has for its primary purpose the use of constructive use of leisure time, and which is operated by or under the direction of a municipality.