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Mount Vernon Youth Bureau’s Website!

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 at (914) 665-2344 during normal hours 8:30AM to 4:30PM.

Mount Vernon STRONG Program Annual Evaluation Report

The City of Mount Vernon Youth Bureau’s STRONG (Students Taking Responsibility and Ownership Now and Graduating) Program in collaboration with the Mount Vernon City School District, Amani Public Charter School , Westhab Inc. Peak Center, and the Westchester Community College, provides structured educational assistance, creative enrichment and character development opportunities to the youth of Mount Vernon. Want to know how our program is doing? Click the link below to view our Evaluation Report. Click Here to view the Annual Report


ACCOMPLISHMENTS GALORE: The Real Narrative Continued Tired of the same old story? Let me enlighten you about our Mount Vernon GREATNESS. Sure, there are struggles, but none we have not or cannot address with your support and full force. Here is the real deal, what’s good about our beautiful City and people, from college scholarships, police accreditation and a much-needed review of the City Charter to expediting the permit application process and much more. The progress under my administration has been so great that one article can’t contain all our […]

Safe Haven Summer

Mount Vernon Youth Bureau Safe Haven Summer Program Is Filling Up Fast! Mount Vernon, NY- Last chance to get your applications in for the Mount Vernon Youth Bureau Safe Haven Summer Program. The program is known to be one of the most affordable day-camps within the community. It has long maintained its reputation for high quality programming for the city’s youth. Many youth who have attended the camp in the past have returned each year, and some have become CIT’s (Counselor in Training). The Safe Haven Summer Program was established […]

Safe Haven Summer Camp

City Hall Newsletter Week of June 10 2019

2019 G.E.M Summer Leadership Academy

The G.E.M. Summer Leadership Academy is designed to empower and cultivate leadership and character building assets in Middle School girls ages 13-15. Participants are engaged in life-skills workshops, enriching field-trips and community service projects. If selected, participants can earn up to $350 this summer! Date: July 8, 2019 – August 9, 2019 Hours: 10 :00 AM — 2:00 PM Location: Benjamin Turner Middle School For more information, contact Donna Bailey at 914-665-2344. Please note that spaces are limited, and youth will be interviewed. Click Here for Application

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