Youth Services Commission (YSC)

2023 Meeting Notice (PDF)

Meetings

  • 12:30 pm
  • 1st Wednesday of every other month except the 2nd Wednesday of July (no meetings in February, April, June, August, October, and December)
  • Meetings will be held virtually until further notice.  Please see meeting notice above for meeting details and links to the meeting

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Overview

Oversight of matters relating specifically to youth services focusing primarily on "at-risk" youth but with a heavy orientation toward preventive services for all youth, for recommendations to the Council and thence the Board of County Commissioners and the State. Develops the Family Court (Juvenile Justice Services) Plan; allocated through the Council, Juvenile Justice funding from the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission and, coordinates and identifies the need for new youth services for the Council.

Subcommittees

County Interagency Coordinating Council (CIACC)

Meetings

  • CIACC meets on the 2nd Monday of the month

Overview
The CIACC serves in a monitoring and advisory capacity to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families. The CIACC serves in a monitoring and advisory capacity to the New Jersey Department of Children and Families.

Child Care Committee

Meetings

  • As needed.

Overview
To work with Lead Child Care Agency on increasing community awareness of child care issues.

Prevention & Alternatives Committee

Meetings

  • As needed.

Overview
To enhance the building of competencies that promote the positive development of children in their families, schools, and community.

Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT)

Meetings

  • As needed.

Overview
To review individual cases of youth involved with the courts which might benefit from the purchase of various clinical services to preclude detention placement or, to help assure successful post-placement transition back to the community through appropriate after-care services.