Youth Bureau

The Washington County Youth Bureau is committed to helping young people grow up healthy, caring, and responsible. We believe that youth are valuable assets to the communities of Washington County. We strive to maximize the number of opportunities to build assets in our youth. We:
  • Collaborate with youth serving agencies to advocate for opportunities
  • Provide resources, training, information to youth serving agencies / programs
  • Provide opportunities for youth to get involved

How To Find Us

We are located in the Washington County Municipal Center in Building B, Room 17.
  1. Take the elevator or stairs down to the basement level.
  2. Our office is across from training rooms 1 and 2.

New York State Governor’s Youth Council Membership Application 2022-2023

Youth voice is recognized through this initiative; if you would like your voice heard apply by March 15th, 2022.

The New York State Governor’s Youth Council provides an effective way to engage youth in state government and creates a platform for their voices to be heard by policymakers. This is an incredible opportunity for New York’s youth to represent their county on a statewide level! Members of the NYS Governor’s Youth Council will offer their solutions to key issues facing young people in NYS to the Governor and other policymakers, including how to have better outreach and communication strategies to young people. 


40 Developmental Assets
  1. Safe Harbour
  2. Teen Dating Violence

  • Have you...traded sex or a sexual act for shelter, food, drugs or anything else of value?

  • Have you...been compelled to engage in labor for shelter, food, drugs or anything else of value?

  • Parents do you... have concerns about your child/children's social media interactions?

  • Teens do you...want to know about dangerous on line behavior?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          


  • Washington County Youth Bureau at:

(518) 746-2330 or 24/7 (518) 321-0343

​Explorer Post 602

If your between the ages of 14 and 20, did you know that joining the Washington County Sheriff's  Explorer Post 602 is a great way to learn about a career in law enforcement?   For more information go to: