Youth Advocate

Youth Council website

Our Mission

  • To promote appropriate social, emotional and decision-making skills for youth
  • To increase alcohol and substance abuse awareness and education; including risk and protective factors, signs and symptoms of abuse
  • Provide alcohol/substance free community events

The Youth Advocate Program is located on the lower level of the James V. Harmon Community Center.

Program hours are Monday-Friday 9am-7pm, and Saturday from 12pm-7pm. Program hours are subject to change.

Safe Rides operates during the school calendar year and is not be available in July and August.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Jo Ann Reed Director
Vernal Ford Youth Advocate (914) 478-3400, Ext. 612

Board Members

Elizabeth Okin Gabay