Family Support

Partners for Children and Youth Development Team

Partners for Children

Partners for Children was established as a means to improve the lives of children and families by encouraging collaborations at the local and community level that promote positive youth development. The group, which is chaired by the Council’s Executive Director, provides leadership related to youth development and family support activities. Partners for Children has 14 members with representatives from both the public and private sector. Representatives meet on a quarterly basis and include:

Youth Development Team

The Youth Development Team consists of representatives from the organizations involved in Partners for Children. The Department of Health Centers for Excellence - Cornell Cooperative Extension/New York and Cornell University's Family Life Development Center—also serves as members of this team. This group meets on a quarterly basis.