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The White Plains Youth Bureau has touched thousands of young lives since the Mayor and Common Council made it a formal office of city government in 1970. The White Plains Youth Bureau has one mission: helping youth grow into successful adults. Today, the Youth Bureau works with over 2000 youth each day with 50 programs backed by our proud tradition of 45 years of service.
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For every child of the city of White Plains to have access to reach their potential.

SAVE THE DATE!!!! Join Us on October 26, 2023 as we Honor The White Plains Youth Bureau & their 50+ years of service in the community


The Friends of the White Plains Youth Bureau will host “An Evening with Friends” Gala on Thursday, Oct. 26 at The Opus - Ballroom in White Plains. Nearly 300 community partners and organization supporters are expected to attend the event, which will feature a signature cocktails, silent auction & live music . The evening will also recognize several special local people who present a positive model for the community’s youth.



Because we believe that every child should have access to reach their potential we facilitate events, bolster community and corporate partnerships and do outreaches to connect people with the great work of the White Plains Youth Bureau.


Westchester County is filled with people that have a heart to see young people flourish and the Friends seek to empower people to use their time, money, talent and resources toward impacting White Plains Youth. These contributions are the lifeblood to accomplishing our goals.


Sustaining change calls for the long-term commitment of caring individuals and organization that want mult-generational health and impact in White Plains. Endowments and partnerships with key stakeholders for recurrent giving helps us plan presently and helps our mission go further faster.