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Mission Statement

Growing brighter futures by providing quality service, education, and access to resources and opportunities.


Empowering youth and families to realize their full potential and be the driving force of a thriving community.


Diversity and Equity
Compassion and Empathy

Latest News

  • Pre-summer Feeding

    Youth Services Pre-Summer Feeding Program Provides Over 16,000 Meals to Children Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

    Palm Beach County Youth Services Department’s Summer Food Service Program, in partnership with the Palm Beach County Library System, began pre-summer feeding at six sites throughout Palm Beach County on April 27. In addition to distribution sites in West Palm Beach, Greenacres, Belle Glade, Pahokee ...

  • Graduate

    Youth Services Honors Palm Beach County Graduates

    The Palm Beach County Youth Services Department collaborated with Achieve Palm Beach County to take part in their Palm Beach County Commencement Week campaign. Commencement Week publicly honors the achievement and success of high school graduates throughout the county with a commemorative campaign ...

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    Palm Beach County Youth Services Offering Free Support Group for Teens

    On June 17, the Palm Beach County Youth Services Department's Youth and Family Counseling program will begin hosting REAL TALK, a virtual support group for Palm Beach County teens ages 13-18 via Zoom Video. ...

  • SFSP

    Summer Food Service Program Starts June 1

    Palm Beach County Youth Services Department's Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) will transition from pre-summer feeding at eight locations to the full Summer Food Service Program feeding schedule. Beginning June 1, 43 sites throughout the county, including 16 Palm Beach County Library locations, w ...

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    Summer Camp Scholarship Program Provider Directory Updates

    ​Palm Beach County Youth Services Department's Summer Camp Scholarship Program has updated its summer camp provider directory to reflect the 2020 summer camp changes associated with state, county, and CDC guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

  • Pre Summer Feeding Memorial Day

    Pre-Summer Food Service Program Closed on Monday in Observance of Memorial Day

    In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the pre-summer food service program will not be distributing meal kits on Monday, May 25, at Highridge Family Center, Palm Beach County Main Library, and the Greenacres Branch Library. Instead, those locations will distribute meals the following day, Tuesd ...

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    2020 Alyssa Sangeeta Jacobson Scholarship Recipients Announced

    Friends of Youth Services and Palm Beach County, Inc. has announced this year's Alyssa Sangeeta Jacobson Scholarship recipients. The scholarship provides $1,000 per year, distributed over two semesters to each recipient and is renewable for up to four years, depending on degree or certificate progr ...

  • Pre-summer feeding expanded

    Pre-Summer Food Service Program Expands

    The Pre-Summer Food Service Program operated by the Palm Beach County Youth Services Department in partnership with the Library System has added two new locations. In addition to distribution sites in West Palm Beach, Greenacres, Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay, beginning May 12, meals will be a ...

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Tammy Fields

Tammy Fields
Youth Services Director

“Every child dreams of success – it’s our job to provide the tools and resources to make those dreams come true.”

50 S Military Trail
 Suite 203
West Palm Beach, FL 33415


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Geeta Loach-Jacobson, Director


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Twila Taylor, Director


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