Community Based Agencies (CBAs) are organizations that receive funding from the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners through its Youth Services Department. The Outreach and Community Programming Division monitors funded organizations for strict program compliance and service integrity.
The Department’s goals for the CBAs are to:
- Provide direction and support to CBAs to ensure successful implementation of contract requirements
- Ensure that the Youth Services Department’s funding supports programs that fill service gaps as indicated by the Comprehensive Community Youth Assessment
The Youth Services Department, along with other youth-serving partner agency members of the Birth to 22: United for Brighter Futures coalition, participated in a collaborative process employing a collective impact framework to develop a Youth Master Plan (YMP) for Palm Beach County. The YMP, titled “Strengthening the Steps to Success,” and all its appendices are available at
To view the objectives for each action area identified in the YMP,