The Office of Community and Positive Youth Development is responsible for the oversight and administration of the Department's Youth Services System. The Department's Youth Services System is comprised of prevention; intervention; and diversion programs all intended to ensure the safe and healthy growth and the development of Illinois' youth and emerging adults, ages 6 through 24, and their families. Federal, State and General Revenue funded grant programs are implemented in partnership with local and statewide community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, education system partners, county and local government organizations, and various community partnerships.
Illinois Department of Human ServicesJB Pritzker, Governor · Grace B. Hou, Secretary
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