County youth bureau accept grant applications

ELIZABETHTOWN The Essex County Youth Bureau is accepting applications for the Office of Children and Family Services youth program funding for the 2008 fiscal year.

Youth Development/Delinquency Prevention: 50-percent matching funds will be awarded to agencies offering new programs, activities or services to the general youth population of Essex County.

Special Delinquency Prevention Program: 100-percent funds will be awarded to agencies offering programs, activities or services designed to prevent delinquency within targeted youth populations.

Any community-based, 501(C)3, not-for-profit organization with a board of directors may apply. All programs must be offered free to participating youth.

Applications for funding must be submitted to the Essex County Youth Bureau by Friday, Oct. 19.

For more information or to get an application, call the Youth Bureau at 873-3630.

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