Gary Damon Jr., Deputy Commissioner Youth Services

Gary Damon Jr., Deputy Commissioner Youth Services

The Youth Services Division is dedicated to providing quality services to youth and families of Erie County along a broad spectrum, including an array of positive youth development programs; screening, assessment, appropriate diversion, accountability, monitoring and intervention services to youth involved in Family Court matters. The Division is also responsible for secure and non-secure detention services for youth remanded by the Courts during the pendency of legal cases.

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Help is available to prepare foster youth to prepare for, apply to, and receive financial aid for college. Visit the Youth in Care Corner website at OR visit the Higher Education Services Corporation Go College NY website at...

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Inside this issue: Letter From the Director, JDAI, Summer Primetime Recap, Summer Primetime Picnic, Town of Amherst Youth, King Urban Life Center, Youth Services Staff, Agency Contact Information